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    • Melbourne MacDowell 1899.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Autographed character portrait of stage and screen star Melbourne MacDowell wearing a laced-up jacket for a role in an Italian play. MacDowell was born in 1857 in South River, New Jersey. He married fellow performer Fanny Davenport (1850-1898) in...
    • Helen Leslie.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of performer Helen Leslie wearing a black hat and black dress with beading and bustle. According to the inscription, she appeared in a production of Charles H. Hoyt's play "A Hole in the Ground," which was...
    • Bessie Franklyn.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed portrait of performer Bessie Franklyn (also spelled Franklin) wearing a hat with ostrich plumes and a high-collared lace blouse and shawl. Franklyn performed at Macauley's Theatre in "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" in October 1903....
    • Vera Michelena. Princess Chic Co.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed portrait of performer Vera Michelena wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and snake-shaped cuff on her upper arm. She was born in New York City in 1884, and died in 1961. The inscription indicates that she performed with the "Princess...
    • Maxine Elliott 1897.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed three-quarter length character portrait of Maxine Elliott with her hair down, wearing a white cotton tunic. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted...
    • Harry Montague Oct. 27 1881.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Autographed three-quarter length portrait of Harry (also known as H. J.) Montague, wearing a bowler, mustache, checked suit jacket, striped pants, checked tie with stickpin, and pocket watch on fob. "Our Goblins, or Fun on the Rhine" was playing at...
    • Fernando Michelena.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of Fernando Michelena in three-quarter profile, wearing a mustache and velvet tunic. He is likely in costume for the title role in the opera "Ernani," which he performed with the Emma Abbott Grand English Opera Company at...
    • Joseph F. Sheehan, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of left profile of actor Joseph F. Sheehan wearing his hair long in back; a mustache; and overcoat; and a shirt with lace collar. Inscription on print: Most cordially Joseph F. Sheehan March 1904. Location of photo studio: San...
    • Georgia Davids.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of left profile of performer Georgia Davids wearing a headscarf tied under her chin. Davids starred in two productions at Macauley's Theatre, in April 1888 ("The Wife," "Evadne," and "Ingomar") and May 1889 ("The Lady of Lyons,"...
    • Mary Hampton, circa 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of Mary Hampton wearing a voluminous floral-print dress and long strand of pearls. Hampton appeared at Macauley's Theatre twice in 1898: opposite William Morris in "Under the Red Robe" on February 3-5, and opposite Maurice...
    • Grace Dudley.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of performer Grace Walker wearing a hat with cloth flowers, a dress with a horseshoe-shaped brooch on the collar, and elbow-length glove. She leans against a stone wall, holding a parasol. Dudley performed in "Florodor" at...
    • Nellie McHenry.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length autographed portrait of actress Nellie McHenry in costume on a stage in front of a backdrop of an interior. She is wearing a short dress with lace-up boots, wings, and a crown. Nellie McHenry appeared in seven productions at Macauley's...
    • Lillian Russell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Lillian Russell. In this somewhat unusual costume, she is seated, wearing a short, tasseled outfit, high boots, arm bands, and a hat resembling a turban. Born Helen Louise Leonard in Clinton, Iowa ca. 1861,...
    • Alice Evans.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Alice Evans seated in a large chair with hands clasped, wearing a long-sleeved white dress. She may have been part of the cast of Charles H. Hoyt's "A Brass Monkey," performed at Macauley's Theatre in late December...
    • 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 in 1873,...
    • Lotta.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of performer and producer Lotta Crabtree inside a plain wooden house, wearing a bonnet, dress with pinafore, and boots without laces. Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree, also known as Little Lotta, was born November 7, 1847...

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