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  • Description: silk
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    • 4th: 600 BS NE cnr.

    • 4th: 600 BS NE cnr.

    • Streets; Buildings; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Tobacco shops

    • 600 block of south 4th Street on the northeast corner. View of the Starks Building, a multi-story brick and stone building. On the ground level are stores, including Sutcliffe, Stern's Silk Shop, and a cigar store.
    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Maps; Industrialization; Industry; Economic & social conditions; Social aspects; Industrial arbitration; Social classes; Wealth; Poverty; Economic & industrial aspects

    • "Fabro made his first sculpture in the Italia series in 1968. Dozens of variations followed in subsequent years. Another theme established in 1968 was that of 'Feet'. This involved the artist in producing a series of bizarre sculptural...
    • Egyptian musician.

    • Egyptian musician.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Arabs--Africa, North; North Africans; Indigenous peoples; Men; Boys; Turbans; Musicians; Camels; Musical instruments; Percussion instruments; Drums (Musical instruments); Staffs...

    • A man wearing a turban sits on a camel, probably in Festival Hall at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds a stick, and is seated behind what appear to be a pair of drums. A man with a walking stick wearing a turban and white robe...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This is the grand staircase to the promenade of the Rialto Theatre. The staircase appears to be made of marble with tile flooring. Modeled on the Capitol Theater in New York City, only the best of...
    • Nubian prince.

    • Nubian prince.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; North Africans; Indigenous peoples; Men; Clothing & dress; Turbans

    • At the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, a man wearing a silk turban, embroidered vest, collarless shirt, sash, and white cloth stands holding a staff. He may be a Nubian (from North Africa). Such "living displays" were intended to...
    • Monument to Malcolm X (#II)

    • Monument to Malcolm X (#II)

    • Sculpture; Monuments; Monuments & memorials; Abstract works; Abstract sculpture; Metalwork; Textiles; Wool; Mixed media

    • Bronze and wool; “[Riboud’s] sculptures are studies in opposites—soft vs. hard, black vs. white. Her use of contrasting materials, bronze and silk cording or bronze and wood, is an extension of this exploration.” (caption, p.80)
    • Louis James, circa 1904.

    • Louis James, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Character portrait of Louis James in costume for a role in "The Two Orphans." He wears a floppy hat, hoop earring, small mustache, and silk scarf and vest. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Cities & towns; Streets; Stores & shops; Automobiles; Pedestrians; Buildings; Transportation

    • Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky, teeming with cars and pedestrians. A well-dressed woman with fur stole is in the foreground with her hand on a little girl's shoulder. Signs on the street advertise Fur Storage, Fred Haupt Co. flowers, Oriental...
    • 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...
    • Sothern.

    • Sothern.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of English-born actor, comedian, and writer E. A. Sothern (ca. 1826 - 1881). He stands in front of a set backdrop of an interior, wearing a long black jacket, white vest, and silk tie, and holding a letter. His hair...
    • Lotta.

    • Lotta.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree in Japanese costume. She stands next to a Japanese screen with dark silk brocade fabric tossed over it, wearing a kimono, chopsticks in her hair, and holding a fan. A wooden...
    • Anna Litus.

    • Anna Litus.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women

    • Full-length portrait of woman leaning against banister, wearing a long dark silk dress and a braid wrapped around her head. Annotation on print verso: Anna Litus with the Drama Players at the Macauley Theatre Nov. 13, 14 in comedies by Moliere and...
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