|Creator:||Thomas Houseworth & Co|
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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.
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.
7 photographic prints : b & w ; 14.8 x 10.5 cm. on mounts 16.5 x 10.8 cm.
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