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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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Archie Boyd.

    • Archie Boyd.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Archie Boyd in costume, probably for his role in "The Old Homestead." He is seated before an outdoor set backdrop, wearing eyeglasses, a vest, trousers, and an open-collared shirt, and holding a...
    • Archie Boyd.

    • Archie Boyd.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Archie Boyd, wearing his hat askew, posing in front of backdrop of decorative greenhouse or garden, one hand on hip and the other pointing. He starred in four productions at Macauley's Theatre between 1890...
    • Archie Boyd.

    • Archie Boyd.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Archie Boyd with white hair and sideburns wearing dark suit with tails and posed next to a chair and small round table in front of a set backdrop with columns and plants. He starred in four productions at...
    • Archie Boyd.

    • Archie Boyd.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Archie Boyd costumed as a beggar, in tattered clothing with hat in one hand and cane and handkerchief in other hand. He stands next to a tree stump in front of a backdrop of a vine-strewn brick wall. He...
    • Archie Boyd.

    • Archie Boyd.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Archie Boyd costumed in tuxedo with tails, top hat, and spats, holding cane in hands and standing on set next to a tree stump in front of a backdrop of a vine-strewn brick wall. He starred in four productions...
    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Organs; Balconies; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Demolished, 1952). Built as a vaudeville theater by the National Theater Company in 1913, the design came from the architectural workshop of Albert Kahn. The National Theater was sold within the year to the...
    • Barney Macauley wearing coat and fur hat.

    • Barney Macauley wearing coat and fur hat.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of Bernard "Barney" Macauley standing before an indoor backdrop beside a chair and suitcase, wearing a fur hat, overcoat, gloves, double-breasted vest, and bow tie. Barney Macauley founded Macauley's Theatre...
    • Bertha Welby.

    • Bertha Welby.

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

    • Autographed character portrait of Bertha Welby, in costume for a role as an aristocratic woman. She is seated on a brocade chair in front of a set backdrop featuring a window, and wears her hair piled atop her head (and possibly powdered), an long...
    • Billie Burke, circa 1909.

    • Billie Burke, circa 1909.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of right profile of actress Billie Burke, possibly in costume for her role in "Love Watches," which she performed at Macauley's Theatre at Christmas 1909. She leans forward in an armchair, toward a set...
    • Bo McMillin and Kathryn Gillihan McMillin, 1930.

    • Bo McMillin and Kathryn Gillihan McMillin, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Women; Coaches (Athletics)

    • Portrait of Bo McMillin with wife, Kathryn Gillihan McMillin standing together in front of a stylized backdrop. Attached to back of image: Associated Press Photo; Centre College Quarter Married; Bo McMillin, and his bride, the former Kathryn...
    • Bridesmaid.

    • Bridesmaid.

    • Girls; Teenagers; Portraits; Dresses; Wedding clothing & dress

    • Lillian Fletcher, niece of photographer Kate Matthews, is sitting on the arm of a Victorian chair in front of a painted backdrop or mural. She wears a lace-trimmed gown and flowers in her hair. Her fan lies on the chair and a basket of flowers sits...
    • Bridesmaid.

    • Bridesmaid.

    • Girls; Teenagers; Portraits; Dresses; Wedding clothing & dress

    • Lillian Fletcher, niece of photographer Kate Matthews, is sitting on the arm of a Victorian chair in front of a painted backdrop or mural. She wears a lace-trimmed gown and flowers in her hair. Her fan lies on the chair and a basket of flowers sits...
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