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    • Aphie James, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Portrait of a smiling woman wearing a hat and a necklace. She may be Aphie James, who performed at Macauley's Theatre with Louis James in March 1908 in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (as Mrs. Ford); "The Comedy of Errors" (as Adriana, wife to...
    • 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 backdrop of a...
    • Christmas greeting.

    • Christmas cards; Birds; Snow; Windows
    • Window with snow on the roof overhead and nearby. A blue bird sits on the sill and another flies nearby. A verse is printed on the front: "Just a good, old, kindly greeting, / In a good, old, kindly way, / To wish you joy and plenty / On this Merry...
    • Christmas greetings : a jolly time.

    • Ice skating; Skaters; Children & adults; Christmas cards; Skating rinks
    • Skaters in 19th or early 20th century attire, on an outdoor rink. In the foreground, a group including an adult woman and several children are skating together; the children pull the woman along. Many other adults and children of both sexes are...
    • Garrison Sherwood.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Figure in a robe with a harlequin design playing a stringed instrument similar to a lute [possibly a troubadour]. In the background is a castle. Above the castle is the phrase "Ex Libris." The musician and castle are framed by a peaked window....
    • Gas and service station, 1939.

    • Buildings; Automobile service stations
    • Gas station and automobile service building. Two gas pumps are in front of the building which has signs for a Gillette sale. In the front window are Merry Christmas and Happy New Year's banners. Tires are displayed in front of the window. Title...
    • Harry Ridings, circa 1909.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Three-quarter length seated portrait of Harry Ridings, apparently a manager of the touring group performing operetta "The Merry Widow" at Macauley's Theatre. He wears a suit and necktie, and holds a cigar in his right hand. His inscription refers...
    • 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...
    • John E. Ince, circa 1889.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Comedians; Men
    • Portrait of comedian John E. Ince wearing a suit jacket and striped tie. Inscription on mount, lower center: I wish you a Merry Xmas Your friend John E. Ince. Dec. '89. Location of photo studio: Columbus (Ohio). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • John Jack - Falstaff.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of John Jack in costume for the role of Falstaff, who appears in three Shakespeare plays: Henry IV, Parts I and II, and "The Merry Wives of Windsor." He is a large man, and walks with a cane. Location of photo studio:...
    • Louis James, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Louis James wearing a three-piece suit and tie. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays. His only visit in 1908 was several weeks...
    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Louis James seated with hands clasped, wearing a suit and tie. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays. His inscription references...
    • Louis James.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor Louis James seated with hands clasped, wearing a suit and tie. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre between 1879 and 1908, performing mostly Shakespearean plays, including "The Merry Wives...
    • Mildred Bright in "The Merry Countess"?

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of young woman wearing large fan-shaped hat and black dress with gathered bodice. The inscription's reference to "The Countess" and the name "Millie" on the back of the photo indicate that this may depict actress Mildred Bright...

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