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    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (170 ft. x 48 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, the ferry operated in the St. Louis area initially and, after being sold to Falls City Ferry...
    • A.T. Wood.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Andrew T. Wood was born in Fleming County, Kentucky, in 1834. He received a good common-school education and in 1862, he enlisted in the Federal army, Company C, Tenth Kentucky Cavalry. He was mustered out in 1863 and moved to Mount Sterling,...
    • Herbert Kelcey.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of stage and screen actor Herbert Kelcey standing on stage set wearing hunting clothes (jacket, tie, spats, and cap in hand) and holding a shotgun in the crook of his left arm. He has a mustache and...
    • Julia Marlowe Taber as "Lydia Languish."

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length portrait of Julia Marlowe Taber as Lydia Languish in "The Rivals," circa 1896. She is seated at a table, and wears a long elegant gown. Julia Marlowe was a child actress born Sarah Frances Frost on August 17, 1865 in...
    • A. Herrmann.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Magicians; Men
    • Autographed portrait of Alexander Herrmann (billed as Hermann III, "the only successor to Herrmann the Great") wearing a middle part, thick mustache and goatee, and suit jacket and tie. Herrmann III performed at Macauley's Theatre four times...
    • Robert Ingersoll, circa 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Autographed portrait of R. G. (Robert Green) Ingersoll seated, wearing a three-piece suit and tie. Ingersoll lectured on "Why I Am an Agnostic" at Macauley's Theatre on February 23, 1898. In previous years, he had given lectures on "What Must We Do...
    • 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...
    • Wilton Lackaye.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Autographed three-quarter length seated portrait of Wilton Lackaye wearing a mustache and three-piece suit with striped shirt and necktie. Actor, writer, and lyricist Wilton Lackaye was born in Loudon County, Virginia, on September 30, 1862, and...
    • Bank of St. Helens, Shively, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Cityscapes; Buildings; Financial facilities; Banks
    • Bank of St. Helens, St. Helens, Kentucky is at a sharp intersection, in a panoramic photograph on a wet day. St. Helens, Kentucky, is now known as Shively. It's located at U.S. 60 and 31 W (Dixie Highway). The town was founded by Christian William...
    • B. J. Peters.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits
    • Belvard J. Peters was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, November 3, 1805. He attended Buck Pond Academy, in Woodford County, then Transylvania University, where he graduated in 1825. He read law under Chief Justice John Boyle, received a license...
    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BLUFF CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 42 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1896. Owned by Anchor Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. BLUFF CITY was the last boat, and the only...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), 1889.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1135), almost complete, tied to the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF SAVANNAH, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (186 ft. x 31 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1889. Owned by St. Louis &...
    • ELECTRA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of ELECTRA, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ELECTRA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, ELECTRA operated on...

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