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    •  Anna May Wong wax figure in window display, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Window displays; Show windows; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Department stores; Merchandise displays; Furniture; Beds; Clothing & dress; Wax figures; Mannequins; Actresses
    • Wide L-shaped window display at Besten & Langen department store at 518 S. 4th St. in Louisville, Ky. that displays life-size wax model figures of contemporary movie stars. On the right side of the image is a wax figure of Anna May Wong, wearing...
    • Rachel as Phaedre.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Well-known and widely-reproduced photogravure character portrait of the actress known only as Rachel in costume for the role of Phaedre. She stands next to a sculpture on a pedestal, wearing Greek robes, cape, sandals, and crown of laurels, and...
    • Nat C. Goodwin as Modus in "The Hunchback".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Well-known and widely reproduced photogravure of Nat C. Goodwin in costume for the role of "Modus" in "The Hunchback." He stands before a backdrop of a painting, wearing long curly hair, a long jacket with ruffled collar, knee-length pants, and...
    • Julia Marlowe.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Posing
    • Very faint full-length character portrait of Julia Marlowe wearing a long dress and hat. Julia Marlowe was a child actress born Sarah Frances Frost on August 17, 1865 in England. She spent her late childhood in the United States, and married actor...
    • F. Bernard-Beere.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length signed halftone photomechanical print of character portrait of actress and manager Fanny Bernard-Beere (1856-1915) standing by a piano, wearing a fur-trimmed robe.
    • Lydia Thompson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Actresses
    • Three-quarter length portrait of woman wearing her hair piled high atop her head (with long strands also worn down), a heavy necklace and earrings, and a long-sleeved dress with stripes at the cuffs. She is leaning onto her right arm, set atop a...
    • Ruth Carpenter.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length portrait of right profile of actress Ruth Carpenter, wearing a white hat with feathers at the front, a long striped dress, and holding a closed parasol over her right shoulder. Ruth Carpenter starred in "The Charity Ball" at...
    • Maggie Mitchell 1868. Ford's Opera House.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer and producer Maggie Mitchell wearing an off-the-shoulder short-sleeved dress with full skirt. American Maggie Mitchell (later married to Mr. Caldeck) as a young actress played boy parts, famously "Oliver...
    • Viola Gillette.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Opera singers; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of Mormon actress and opera singer Viola Gillette (later Viola McFarlane) standing with her head leaning to her left, wearing a sequined dress. Gillette performed in "The Singing Girl" and "The Fortune Teller" at...
    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of Maxine Elliott wearing a hat with ostrich plume, dress with cinched waist, and elbow-length gloves. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868....
    • Julia Marlowe, circa 1902.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of left profile of Julia Marlowe, wearing a fur-trimmed coat and muff with a black hat. Julia Marlowe was a child actress born Sarah Frances Frost on August 17, 1865 in England. She spent her late childhood in the...
    • Julia Marlowe.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Posing
    • Three-quarter length portrait of left profile of Julia Marlowe, wearing a fur-trimmed coat and muff with a black hat. Julia Marlowe was a child actress born Sarah Frances Frost on August 17, 1865 in England. She spent her late childhood in the...
    • James Fisk.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Three-quarter length portrait of financier James Fisk, Jr., wearing a mustache and fur overcoat over a three-piece suit and bow tie. He holds a fur hat and a cane or switch in his left hand. Fisk was shot to death on January 6, 1872, by his former...
    • Olga Nethersole, circa 1899.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Posing
    • Three-quarter length portrait of British actress, director, producer, and writer Olga Nethersole wearing a fascinator, fur coat, choker, and long strands of pearls. Nethersole was born in London in 1870, and died January 9, 1951 in Bournemouth,...

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