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  • Creator: Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896 (photographer)
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    • Young couple under striped canopy.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Women; Costumes; Posing; Canopies
    • A curly-haired young man, costumed in ruffled collar, jacket, high boots, and holding sword, embraces a young woman seated on his lap. They sit beneath a tall striped canopy, in front of a backdrop that appears to represent the outdoors. Location...
    • Girl wearing leopard skin dress.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Girls; Costumes; Posing
    • A young girl sits on a log amid piles of leaves and flowers. She wears a floral crown, leopard-print dress, and high-buttoned boots. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Margaret Dale.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Actress Margaret Dale was born March 6, 1876 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died March 23, 1972, in New York City. In this portrait of her as a young woman, she wears what appears to be a wedding dress, and clasps a bouquet of flowers. Her...
    • Helen Bancroft.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Autographed character portrait of actress Helen Bancroft wearing a straw bonnet and holding a fan. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Mary Frances Scott-Siddons.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of actress Mary Frances Scott-Siddons (1844-1896), standing on a stage set beside a large piece of decorative furniture, wearing a regal gown, ermine-trimmed robe, and headpiece with veil. The...
    • John Drew. 1910.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of John Drew, Jr., of the famous Drew/Barrymore theatrical family (the son of John Drew Sr. and Louisa Lane Drew, and uncle of Ethel, John, and Lionel Barrymore), wearing a mustache and a tuxedo with white...
    • Th : Nast. April 20, 1885.

    • Portraits; Men; Artists; Cartoonists
    • Autographed portrait of illustrator and political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902) by Napoleon Sarony, whose photo studio was located at 37 Union Sqr., N. Y. Nast is credited with the creation of the Republican elephant and Democratic donkey....
    • Geo. Rignold.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Autographed portrait of Shakespearean actor George Rignold (1839-1912). He wears a jacket and tie. His hair is parted in the middle and he has a mustache which appears to be waxed at the tips. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Geo. C. Miln.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of actor George Crichton Miln in the role of Hamlet. According to the inscription, he performed this role at Ford's Grand Opera House in London on April 13, 1883. He appeared at Macauley's Theatre on April 27-May 2, 1885,...
    • Ada Rehan.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of actress Ada Rehan wearing a black pointed hat with white lace trim around the brim, and black velvet dress with puffy sleeves and white ruffled neckline, possibly for a role in a Shakespeare or other Elizabethan or...
    • Ada Rehan.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of actress Ada Rehan wearing a white bonnet and fur-lined coat or cape with medallions around her neck. Born Bridget Crehan, in Limerick, Ireland, on April 22, 1857, she died in New York City on January 8, 1916. Her first...
    • Adelaide Neilson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actress Adelaide Neilson wearing hat with long plume and fur-trimmed cape. Best known for the role of Juliet in Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet," Neilson was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, March 3, 1848. She also went by...
    • Ethel Barrymore, 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actress and director Ethel Barrymore seated on an elegant divan with a parasol leaned against her lap. She wears a chiffon dress with a flower print, white gloves, black choker, pearl necklace, and a fascinator with plumage....
    • Helen Bancroft.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Character portrait of actress Helen Bancroft looking over her right shoulder, wearing a headdress or turban encircled by medallions, earrings, a necklace, and an off-the-shoulder shawl. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)
    • Marie Wainwright.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Character portrait of actress Marie Wainwright in costume of long white gown and bonnet, holding a book and a rosary. She stands in front of a stage backdrop featuring trees and a column. Marie Wainwright was born in Philadelphia circa 1853 and...
    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Character portrait of actress Minnie Palmer with bangs peeking out from underneath hat. She wears a blouse with lace trim, fastened with a white bow and a brooch. Palmer was born circa 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died May 21, 1936 in...
    • Alexander Salvini.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of Alexander (Alessandro) Salvini, a famous Italian actor best known for light opera performances. He has curly hair, an intense expression, and wears a toga. The son of Tommaso Salvini, Salvini was born in 1861 and appeared at...
    • Lawrence Barrett.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Turbans
    • Character portrait of American actor and producer Lawrence Barrett wearing a mustache and goatee, brimless hat, high-collared shirt, and tunic, possibly for the role of Hamlet. Barrett was born Lawrence Brannigan in Paterson, New Jersey on April 4,...

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