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    • "Hebe" Miss Ada Somers.

    • "Hebe" Miss Ada Somers.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter character portrait of actress and soprano Ada Somers, possibly in costume for the role of Hebe in "H.M.S. Pinafore." In this portrait, Somers poses before a backdrop of a ship, wearing contemporary dress (a hat with flowers...
    • "May Blossom." [Madison Square Theatre.]

    • "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...
    • Ada Blair.

    • Ada Blair.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Character portrait of actress Ada Blair wearing long dress and velvet cloak, with a crown atop her long curly hair. A drawing of a man with a mustache appears on the bottom of the mount. Autograph on mount, lower center: Ada Blair. Location of...
    • Ada Rehan, circa 1880.

    • Ada Rehan, circa 1880.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes

    • Character portrait of actress Ada Rehan wearing a bonnet with ostrich plumes and a high-necked blouse. Born Bridget Crehan, in Limerick, Ireland, on April 22, 1857, she died in New York City on January 8, 1916. Her first appearance at Macauley's...
    • Ada Rehan.

    • 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...
    • Ada Rehan.

    • 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...
    • Adelaide Neilson.

    • 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...
    • Adelaide Neilson.

    • Adelaide Neilson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of actress Adelaide Neilson standing next to a pianoforte, wearing a long regal dress with train, and her hair piled atop her head in a braid. She appears in the same costume and pose in Image Number ULPA...
    • Adelaide Norwood, circa 1903.

    • Adelaide Norwood, circa 1903.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Character portrait of actress Adelaide Norwood standing in front of a curtain wearing a fan in her hair and a dress and jacket adorned with sequins and pom-poms. Ms. Norwood performed with the Castle Square Opera Company when they appeared at...
    • Adelaide Thurston in "Polly Primrose".

    • Adelaide Thurston in "Polly Primrose".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Character portrait of comedic actress Adelaide Thurston in costume for the role of Polly Primrose in the play of the same name. She wears a dress, white gloves, floral shawl with tassels, and headpiece with veil, and holds a fan in her lap....
    • Adelaide Thurston.

    • Adelaide Thurston.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of comedic actress Adelaide Thurston wearing a long, empire-waist, off-the-shoulder dress and a floral garland in her hair. She stands leaning against a small round table. Thurston appeared at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Adele Belgarde.

    • Adele Belgarde.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of young actress Adele Belgarde wearing a knee-length dress and hat with white feathers, and standing on a rocky slope (in front of a backdrop of the outdoors), holding onto a long spear. Belgarde starred in two...
    • Adele Blood.

    • Adele Blood.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actress Adele Blood seated, wearing a wide-brimmed hat with ostrich plumes, a floor-length sleeveless evening gown, and bejeweled chains attached from her dress to her wrists. Born April 23, 1886, near San...
    • Alma Youlin.

    • Alma Youlin.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of left profile of actress Alma Youlin. Her hair is pulled back with combs, and she wears an off-the-shoulder dress. The inscription "Forbidden Land" in the lower right of the image refers to a play in which she appeared at...
    • Amelia Bingham as Olympe, circa 1904.

    • Amelia Bingham as Olympe, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actress, producer, and director Amelia Bingham portraying the title character in Pierre Decourcelle's "Olympe," for which came to Macauley's Theatre in March 1904. Her costume includes a hat,...
    • Amelia Bingham.

    • 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...
    • Amelia Bingham.

    • Amelia Bingham.

    • Portraits; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of left profile of actress, producer, and director Amelia Bingham wearing a dark evening gown. Born Amelia Smilley on March 20, 1869, in Hicksville, Ohio, she married Lloyd Bingham, and died September 1, 1927, in New York City. She...
    • Anna Boyd.

    • Anna Boyd.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing

    • Full-length character portrait of actress Anna Boyd in costume for a role as a man. She wears a top hat, long, double-breasted suit jacket with carnation corsage, tie, trousers, and leather gloves, and holds eyeglasses in her right hand. Anna Boyd...
    • Annie Leslie.

    • Annie Leslie.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length portrait of actress Annie Leslie in what appears to be a maid's costume. She is standing in front of a tree, with a country scene on the backdrop. She wears a short-sleeve dress with a tight black bodice and a lighter-colored,...
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