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Houseworth's Celebrities

Houseworth's Celebrities

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Creator: Thomas Houseworth & Co
Date: ca. 1870-1880.
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Description:
Letterpress captions on mounts.
Portraits of McCabe, Melville, Orrin, were a gift of Dr. Leonard R. Kauffman, 2004. Portraits of Clifton, McCall, Mortimer, and Santley: source unknown.
Abstract:
Studio portraits of entertainers created by Thomas Houseworth & Co. that comprise a portion of the Houseworth's Celebrities, ca. 1870-1880. Images include female burlesque actresses and dancers Viola Clifton, Lizzie McCall, Lulu Mortimer, and Mabel Santley, while other portraits depict actress Noko McCabe; actress and singer Emelie Melville; and acrobat and circus entrepreneur Edward W. Orrin.
Physical Description:
7 photographic prints : b & w ; 14.8 x 10.5 cm. on mounts 16.5 x 10.8 cm.
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10987180
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