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    • Diego and I.

    • Modern (styles and periods)
    • "An obsessive self-portraitist, Kahlo reveled in her distinctive features - heavy, continuous eyebrows, piercing gaze, shadowy mustache, small but ripe, cherry-red mouth, massive dark hair braided like a halo in the traditional Mexican style....
    • "May Blossom." [Madison Square Theatre.]

    • Theatrical productions; Men; Women; Actresses; Actors; Costumes; Posing
    • A woman and two men pose on the set of "May Blossom, or the Fisherman's Daughter" which debuted at New York's Madison Square Theatre on April 12, 1884, and was staged at Macauley's Theatre in December 1884 and January 1886. Georgia Cayvan (the...
    • One of Anna Held's fencing girls.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Women; Costumes; Posing; Daggers & swords
    • A woman in a short velvet dress with an emblem of a heart holds a fencing epee. She sits, with one leg crossed over the other, on a brocade divan, surrounded by pillows. A fencing helmet rests beside her. Judging by the title, she performed with...
    • 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.)
    • Jennie Reiffarth in "Merry War" 1881.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of actress Jennie Reiffarth in costume for her role in the comic opera "The Merry War." She stands in front of a set backdrop featuring a tree, wearing a dress with a feminine version of an admiral's...
    • 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...
    • Amelia Bingham.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of actress, producer, and director Amelia Bingham seated in a chair, holding a rose and wearing a long dress. Born Amelia Smilley on March 20, 1869, in Hicksville, Ohio, she married Lloyd Bingham, and died...
    • N. C. Goodwin March 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of performer and producer Nathaniel Carll (N. C.) Goodwin costumed for the role of Sir Lucius O'Trigger in "The Rivals." He wears a black hat; long jacket; shirt with ruffled collar; short pants; and...
    • Helen Western 1860.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing; Guitars
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of performer Helen Western in costume, possibly for a role in "The French Spy." She wears a hat, tall sandals, and tattered tunic, cinched at the waist. Her long hair is worn down and she has a mustache...
    • Sarah Bernhardt 1901.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of renowned French actress, producer, and writer Sarah Bernhardt as L'Aiglon in Edmond Rostand's play about the son of Napoleon I. She wears a white uniform with tasseled sash and knee-high riding boots....
    • Julia Marlowe Taber as "Lydia Languish."

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length portrait of Julia Marlowe Taber as Lydia Languish in "The Rivals," circa 1896. She is seated at a table, and wears a long elegant gown. Julia Marlowe was a child actress born Sarah Frances Frost on August 17, 1865 in...
    • Peg Ryan.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length portrait of young woman, wearing long-sleeve, belted dark dress with white ruffled collar and dark hat with flowers around brim. She carries a package, a small dog, and a suitcase. Although the handwritten annotation reads...
    • Viola Allen.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed oval-shaped portrait of actress Viola Allen wearing a toque and sailor-style blouse, possibly her costume for the role of Glory Quayle in "The Christian," which was performed at Macauley's Theatre from March 7-10, 1900. (Her attire...

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