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    • "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 and a long...
    • "Photographer" in "Dreams," Jacques Kruger, 1884.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Photographic studios
    • Full-length character portrait of performer Jacques Kruger in costume for the role of "Photographer" in the play "Dreams, or Fun in a Photograph Gallery." He leans on a box camera amid the props of an artist's studio, wearing longish hair, a...
    • "Uncle Jerry" in "Checkers".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of an unnamed actor portraying the role of Uncle Jerry in the comedy "Checkers" by Henry M. Blossom, Jr. He is wearing a felt hat, jacket, vest, and bow tie, and has an unusual beard (growing under, rather than on, his chin)....
    • AAUW/Moscow/Idaho.

    • American Association of University Women. Moscow Branch
    • The quilt block was designed and executed by Dr. Nellie Patson, a member of the Moscow Branch AAUW. Dr Patson is a Home Economist with a special interest in embroideries instilled in her by her mother. In addition to her skill in needlework, Dr....
    • 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.

    • 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 also went by...
    • 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.

    • 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".

    • 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....
    • Agnes Huntington.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing; Military uniforms
    • Full-length character portrait of opera singer Agnes Huntington in a military costume of hat, cape, jacket, leggings, boots, and sword. She may be costumed for a role in "Paul Jones," in which she performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1891....
    • Alphonz Ethier as Ben Hur in "Ben Hur," circa 1905.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Armor; Helmets
    • Character portrait of stage and screen actor Alphonse (sometimes spelled Alphonz) Ethier in costume as Ben Hur, a role he performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1905. He wears a helmet, chain metal vest, short tunic, and Roman sandals. Ethier was...
    • 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, admiral-style coat...
    • Amy DeCou/Iowa/U.S.A.

    • Bennett, Amy DeCou, 1925-
    • This Honor Quilt was designed and executed by Sally Broadwell. She is a graduate of Florida State University and is working and raising a family in Tallahassee, Florida. She has participated in various exhibitions and shows in the Southeast. Her...
    • 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...
    • 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 straw hat in...

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