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    • Wm. C. P. Breckinridge.

    • Lawyers; Newspaper editors; Portraits
    • W. C. P. Breckinridge was born in Baltimore, Md., in 1837. He was educated at Pisgah Academy in Woodford County, Kentucky, before attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, where he graduated in 1855. He received a law degree from the...
    • William Morris.

    • Portraits; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and producer William Morris, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1861 and died in Los Angeles, California in 1936. He appeared at Macauley's Theatre in "Under the Red Robe" in February and November 1898, and in "Who's...
    • W.H. Wadsworth.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • William Henry Wadsworth was born in Maysville, Kentucky, on July 4, 1821. He was educated at the Maysville Seminary, becoming a lifelong friend of Ulysses S. Grant, After study in Augusta College, he read law in the office of Payne & Waller and was...
    • W. P. D. Bush.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • William P. D. Bush was born in 1823 on his father's farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was educated at the Hardin Seminary in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. After reading law, in 1846 he was admitted to the bar and was appointed deputy clerk of the...
    • Urn of a young soldier.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman)
    • "The front of this rectangular urn is decorated with two friezes of hearts and darts. Smooth strips frame the decoration along the top and bottom rims and emphasize the container's shape. The central surface of such objects was inscribed. This...
    • Thomas W. Bullitt.

    • Lawyers; Portraits
    • Thomas W. Bullitt was born at Oxmoor in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in 1838, a representative of one of Kentucky's oldest and most distinguished families. Raised on the family estate, he attended Centre College, graduating in 1858. He then went to...
    • Swimming pool at the home of Mr. Geo. Long.

    • Swimming pools; Buildings; Fences; Backyards; Outbuildings
    • The swimming pool at the Glenmary Farm off Bardstown Road in Fern Creek, Ky. Surrounding the pool is an iron fence. A stone wall is on the left side of the image, where the spring house was. Benches and chairs are around the pool. On the left...
    • Shaker Ferry Road.

    • Roads; Stone walls; Men; Cliffs; Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Ky., Inc.
    • Two men stand on Shaker Ferry Road above a stone wall with a cliff behind them. Shaker Ferry Road is located in present-day Mercer County in Shakertown at Pleasant Hill. The road, which was began in 1826 and completed in 1861, was used by the...
    • M.J. Durham.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits
    • Milton Jamison Durham was born in Boyle County, Kentucky, in 1824. He was brought up on his father's farm, and entered Asbury University, Greencastle, Ind., graduating in 1844. He read law with the late Joshua F. Bell of Danville and in 1850...
    • Lyttleton Cooke.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Lyttleton Cooke was born in Virginia in 1831. He spent his childhood in boarding schools and academies until age 18 when he entered the law school of the University of Virginia. Involved in a duel, he left before graduation, and moved to St. Louis,...
    • Louise Beaudet.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of Canadian actress Louise Beaudet wearing a floppy hat raked to the left, and a dress with collar and puffy sleeves. Louise Beaudet was born in St. Emilie, Quebec, in 1861, and died December 31, 1947 in New York City. Location...
    • Lillian Russell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Character portrait of actress Lillian Russell, wearing her hair piled in curls atop her head; a choker and strand of pearls around her neck; and a white short-sleeved dress. Born Helen Louise Leonard in Clinton, Iowa ca. 1861, she took the stage...
    • Lillian Russell.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Costumes; Turbans; Shawls
    • Character portrait of actress Lillian Russell wearing a turban with matching shawl over a dress with vertically-striped bodice. Born Helen Louise Leonard in Clinton, Iowa ca. 1861, she took the stage name Lillian Russell, and starred in eight...

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