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    • Adelaide Long Branch?, circa 1890.

    • Adelaide Long Branch?, circa 1890.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women

    • Portrait of a young woman with her head tilted to her right, wearing her hair pulled back and a necklace. There is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre in August 1890. Inscription on mount verso: To [illegible] from Adelaide Long Branch...
    • N. F. Gilbert, circa 1880.

    • N. F. Gilbert, circa 1880.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Portrait of a young man wearing a suit jacket and tie with horseshoe-shaped pin. "The Two Orphans," starring Kate Claxton and Charles A. Stevenson, was playing at Macauley's Theatre on March 18-20, 1880, but there is no indication that...
    • Edward Hume.

    • Edward Hume.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Portrait of Edward Hume in three-quarter profile, wearing a suit jacket and tie. There is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre on October 19, 1902, the date on which this portrait was inscribed. Inscription on print, upper corners: With...
    • Maude Adams in her new play, "Peter Pan".

    • Maude Adams in her new play, "Peter Pan".

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

    • Composite of nine separate photographs of Maude Adams, an actress born Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 11, 1872. She appeared at Macauley's Theatre thirteen times between 1902 and 1918, including two performances as...
    • Willie Collier.

    • Willie Collier.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of actor, writer, and director Willie (William) Collier wearing a three-piece suit with black bow tie. Collier was born in New York City on November 12, 1866, and died January 13, 1944 in Beverly Hills, California. He married actresses...
    • Harry Lauder 23.11.1911.

    • Harry Lauder 23.11.1911.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Autographed character portrait of Vaudeville performer Harry Lauder wearing a Scottish beret and jacket with bow tie. Harry Lauder performed in "Ever Ne" at Macauley's Theatre on December 19, 1923. The performance listed at Macauley's on...
    • Maxine Elliott, circa 1897.

    • Maxine Elliott, circa 1897.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Maxine Elliott seated on a bench before an outdoor backdrop, wearing a hat with flowers and dress with puffy sleeves. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland,...
    • Charles F. Brown, circa 1908.

    • Charles F. Brown, circa 1908.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Portrait of Charles F. Brown, with gray hair parted in the middle, wearing a suit jacket and bow tie. His reference to "The Honey Boys" may indicate that he managed the George Evans and his "Honey Boy" Minstrels, which performed...
    • John Maynard White, circa 1901.

    • John Maynard White, circa 1901.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Three-quarter length portrait of John Maynard White, standing with arms crossed. He has a mustache and is wearing an overcoat. "The First Duchess of Marlborough," starring Mrs. Sarah Cowell Le Moyne, was performed at Macauley's Theatre on...
    • Vokes Sisters.

    • Vokes Sisters.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Group portrait of three Vokes sisters (Victoria, Rosina, and Jessie), who, with Fred and Fawdon Vokes, wrote and performed sketches as the Vokes Family. They are wearing striped dresses with pinafores and wide-brimmed hats. These costumes may...
    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes

    • Character portrait of right profile of Maxine Elliott. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted on stage in 1890, taking the stage name Maxine Elliott. She...
    • Lolita Robertson Figman.

    • Lolita Robertson Figman.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Three-quarter length portrait of performer Lolita Robertson Figman wearing a hat with large ostrich plume, shawl, long, dark dress, and muff. Born circa 1890 in California, Robertson married actor Max Figman and often performed with him, so this...
    • Fritzi Scheff, circa 1904.

    • Fritzi Scheff, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Three-quarter length photogravure portrait of famous opera singer Fritzi Scheff wearing a hat, cape, and muff. Born August 30, 1879 in Vienna, Austria, Scheff gave a command performance for Queen Victoria in 1900 (at age 21), and was decorated. She...
    • Arthur T. Earnest.

    • Arthur T. Earnest.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of performer Arthur T. Earnest leaning on his left hand, wearing a pin-striped suit and tie. Foxy Quiller, starring Jerome Sykes, was performed at Macauley's Theatre on October 1-2, 1901; Earnest likely played the role of Splicer, as he...
    • Harry Short.

    • Harry Short.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of actor Harry Short in costume for a comedic performance. He stands before a stage curtain with his left hand held out, looking at it suspiciously, and wears long hair, a top hat, a double-breasted jacket with vest...
    • Mounet-Sully (Comedie Francaise).

    • Mounet-Sully (Comedie Francaise).

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

    • Reproduction of full-length character portrait of Jean-Sully Mounet (who performed under the stage name Mounet-Sully) in costume for a performance at the Comedie Francaise in Paris. His right arm is raised, with his left hand over his heart. His...
    • Edna Luby wearing hat, circa 1903.

    • Edna Luby wearing hat, circa 1903.

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

    • Full-length portrait of performer Edna Luby (1891 - 1928) standing with hands behind her back, wearing a long dress and hat. Luby appeared in "The Two Schools," starring Winchell Smith and Elsie Ferbuson, at Macauley's Theatre in March...
    • Edna Luby with flowers, circa 1903.

    • Edna Luby with flowers, circa 1903.

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

    • Full-length portrait of performer Edna Luby (1891-1928) leaning on a pedestal, wearing a long dress and holding a bouquet of flowers. Luby appeared in "The Two Schools," starring Winchell Smith and Elsie Ferbuson, at Macauley's Theatre in...
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