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Portraits of performers, 1870-1951, undated (bulk 1870-1935)

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Finding Aid for Portraits of Performers, 1870-1951, undated, bulk 1870-1935
Series III. Other entertainers and personalities, 1870-1951, undated 288.0 items
III.B. Portraits of men, 1884-1908, undated 55.0 items
The subseries contains single portraits of men.
Arrangement note
Arranged alphabetically by the surname of the sitter, followed by sitters known only by their first names, and then by unidentified sitters who are further organized alphabetically by photographer or studio name.
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5 3 2014.R.4-300 Photographer unknown, Wm. (?) Debear, undated
Matte collodion print on mount 9 x 7 1/2 inches. Title from dedication written across bottom of photograph: To my Friend E. D. Gooding / Wm. (?) Debear. Bust portrait of broad-faced man in evening dress.
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2 1 2014.R.4-251 Elite Photographic Studio, George W. Dukelan (Alias) Slim Jim, 1891
Collodion or gelatin silver p.o.p. cabinet card. Title and date from dedication written on verso: Yours truly / Geo. W. Dukelan / (alias) / Slim Jim / Aug 4th 1891. Penciled on photograph: Slim Jim. Embossed on recto: Elite, 838 Market St. / San Francisco Cal. George Washington Dukelan was a minstrel singer.
2 1 2014.R.4-281 Walery, Les Donalds, acrobates, after 1889
Albumen cabinet card. Title from ink annotation on verso. Brown paper label pasted on verso: Donald's / Troupe / acrobates. Printed on recto: Walery, 9 bis rue de Londres / Paris. Additional studio information printed on verso. Date derived from latest medal mentioned on verso. Depicts one man against a cloud backdrop.
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5 3 2014.R.4-252 Marceau, A. O. Duncan, undated
Matte gelatin silver (?) print on card 10 3/4 x 8 inches. Title from dedication on recto: Yours Truly / A. O. Duncan. Debossed on recto: Marceau / Los Angeles, Cal. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Marceau Fotografer / Los Angeles / Theater Building / 227 S. Spring St. / Los Angeles, Cal. Duncan was known as "America's best ventriloquist."
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4 2 2014.R.4-253 Arundel, Fred, Harry Edwards (?), undated
Matte gelatin silver print on mount 9 x 7 inches. Titled in negative. Printed on mount: Fred Arundel. Possibly a portrait of Harry Edwards, a film director.
4 2 2014.R.4-254 Feinberg, Harry Emerson, undated
Albumen print on large cabinet card (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches). Title written in ink on recto. Printed on recto: Feinberg / extra finish / 16 West 14th St. / New York. Same information printed on verso with additional studio information.
4 2 2014.R.4-256 Photographer unknown, Frank Enaus (?), undated
Matte collodion print on large cabinet card (7 x 5 inches). Title from annotation in red pencil on verso. Photographer's imprint at bottom of mount is cut off.
2 1 2014.R.4-255 Shepard, Harry, Sid Euson, undated
Albumen cabinet card. Title from annotation written on photograph. Printed on recto: Shepherd St. Paul. Printed on verso, with additional studio information: Harry Shepherd / 93 E. 7th St., St. Paul.
2 1 2014.R.4-257 Gran Photografia Florida, Busnell Fillis, écuyer, undated
Collodion or gelatin silver p.o.p. cabinet card. Title from annotation on verso. Printed on recto: Gran Fotografia Florida / 230 Florida 230 / Buenos Aires.
2 1 2014.R.4-258 Elite Photographic Studio, Chas. F. Fox (Charles F. Fox), 1887
Albumen cabinet card. Title from dedication on verso: Sincerely yours / Chas. F. Fox / Chicago, June 3d / 87. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Elite Photography Studio / 838 Market Street, opp. Fourth / San Francisco. Same studio information printed on recto.
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4 2 2014.R.4-259 Gregory, Harry E. Gage, undated
Matte gelatin silver large cabinet card (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches). Title from dedication written on recto: To 'the maiden with the dreamy eyes' from Harry E. Gage. Debossed on recto: Gregory / Vaughn Bldg. / Great Falls, Mont.
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6 1 2014.R.4-260 Place (?), Robert Gaylor, 1899
Collodion or gelatin silver p.o.p. print on card 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches. Title from printing on recto of mount: Robert Gaylor / McAllister / [P]lace, 337 West Madison St. / Chicago. Written in ink over printing: Yours truly, Bobby Gaylor. Date written vertically on photograph: 10 / 2 / 99.
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2 1 2014.R.4-261 Hormig, Louis A. Hanvey, undated
Matte gelatin silver cabinet card. Title from printing on recto. Printed on recto: Hormig, 118 Artillary Ave. / Detroit, Mich.
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4 2 2014.R.4-262 Baker's Art Gallery, J. P. Harris, undated
Albumen boudoir card. Title from dedication on recto: Yours truly J. P. Harris. Printed on recto: Baker / Columbus O. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Baker's Art Parlors / 163 & 167 South High St. / Columbus, / Ohio.
4 2 2014.R.4-294 Robson, Tom Hawsley, March 1907
Matte gelatin silver print on card 8 7/8 x 7 inches. Printed on recto: Robson / Winnipeg. Penciled annotation on verso: To / Ursula / with best wishes / From Tom Hawsley / Mar / 07.
Box Folder
5 3 2014.R.4-263 White, L. S. (Luther S.), Joe H. Hayman, undated
Gelatin silver print on card 10 x 8 inches. Title from dedication written across bottom of photograph. Printed on recto: L. S. White / Carbonette / 105 Fourth Ave. / New York. Hayman was known for the comedic monologue "Cohen on the Telephone."
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2 1 2014.R.4-264 Guttenstein, H. H. Hill, undated
Matte gelatin silver cabinet card. Title from ink inscription on recto. Printed on recto: Guttenstein / Alhambra Theatre bldg. / Milwaukee. Penciled on verso: [___] Hill / club / [___].
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4 2 2014.R.4-265 Photographer unknown, Lew Hopkins, after 1908
Matte gelatin silver boudoir card. Title from dedication on recto: To the / girl who looked / like 'Nancie'. / I glory in the Irish. / Lew. Hopkins / Furlong / Beaumont Tex / St. Patrick's Day. Frank Furlong was the manager of the Lyric Theater in Beaumont, Texas. Lew Hopkins of Chicago took over as manager in 1908.
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6 1 2014.R.4-266 Feinberg, Arthur Laviral, undated
Matte collodion print on card 12 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Title from dedication on verso: To my dearest friend / Ursula / With love / Arthur Laviral / Remember me is all I ask / And if remembrance proves a task / Forget me. Signed in negative: Feinberg, N.Y. Dedication written on photography: Yours sincerely / Arthur Laviral.
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2 1 2014.R.4-267 Damião, Mr. Ercole Magni, after 1888
Collodion cabinet card. Title from ink inscription on recto. Date derived from date of latest medal printed on verso. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Damião / Photographo / da / camara municipal de Lisbo / Largo do Regedor, 1 / A. Theatro D. Marai II / Lisboa. Written in pen on verso: Emile Magni / écuyer. Ercole Magni was an Italian jockey and horseman.
2 1 2014.R.4-268 Baker's Art Gallery, Wm. Margelo, (William Margelo), after 1886
Albumen cabinet card. Date derived from awards statement printed on verso. Title from ink annotation on recto. Stamped on recto: Baker, Columbus O. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Baker's Art Gallery / 163 & 167 South High St. / Metropolitan Opera block / Columbus O.
2 1 2014.R.4-269 Tappan & Connel, W. J. Mason, undated
Albumen cabinet card. Title from dedication on recto: Yours truly W. J. Mason. Printed on recto: Tappan & Connel / Enamel finish / Wheeling [___]. Printed on verso: Tappan & Conne / Rodgers Block, / Main St. / Wheeling, W. Va.
2 1 2014.R.4-271 Jones' Photos, Francis Milo, 29 May 1884
Hand-colored albumen cabinet card. Title from dedication on verso: Francis Milo / to my friend / Eugene Kenebae / Grand Rapids Mich. / 29-5-84. Printed on recto: Jones' Photos, Fort Wayne, Ind.
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5 3 2014.R.4-272 Harrison, Henry Morris, undated
Collodion Paris panel. Title from dedication written across print: Compliments / Henry Morris. Printed on recto: Harrison / Paris / panel / Chicago / Central Music Hall. Penciled on verso: With much love to my darling / wife from / Henry.
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2 1 2014.R.4-273 Gilbert, C. M., Dave J. Morrissy, undated
Albumen cabinet card. Title from dedication on recto: Yours / Dave J. Morrissey /Sherman & Morrissy / Sherman & Morrisey. Printed on recto and verso: The Gilbert Studios, 926 Chestnut St. Philadelphia.
2 1 2014.R.4-274 Scholl, J. B., Henry Mason, undated
Collodion or gelatin silver p.o.p. cabinet card. Title from dedication on verso: Your friend / Henry Mason. Printed on recto: Scholl, Theatrical Photographer, / 210 State St. / Chicago. Same information printed on verso with additional studio information.
2 1 2014.R.4-275 Hiner, Dick Rider, undated
Matte collodion or gelatin silver cabinet card. Title from dedication written on recto: Yours truly / Dick Rider. Printed on recto: Hiner / 342 W. 14th St. / New York.
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4 2 2014.R.4-277 Brinkmier's Studio, Charlie Van, undated
Matte gelatin silver print on card between boudoir and Paris sizes (9 x 6 inches). Title from dedication on recto: Yours from college / Charlie Van. Printed on verso: Brinkmier's Studio / Wheeling W. Va. 1414 Market St. / Moundsville 904 Lafayette Av. / Allegheny PA 208 Federal St. / Pittsburg 309 & 312 Smithfield St.
2 1 2014.R.4-276 Robinson and Roe, Charles Van Dyne, undated
Gelatin silver or collodion p.o.p. cabinet card. Title from dedication written across photograph: Very truly yours / Charles Van Dyne. Printed on recto: Robinson and Roe / 77 & 79 Clark St. Chicago / 54 West 14th St. New York. The verso also bears a printed advertisement for sheet music on verso for E. O. Excell / Lakeside Bldg., Chicago Ill.
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4 2 2014.R.4-250 Baker's Art Gallery, Eugene Wellington, 15 March 1897
Matte collodion print on mount 9 x 6 1/2 inches. Title and date from dedication written on recto: Compliments of / Eugene Wellington / 3/15/97. Printed on recto: Baker Art Gallery / Columbus O. Medals stamped on mount.
4 2 2014.R.4-270 White, L. S., Phil Wells, undated
Large (7 x5 inch) matte gelatin silver cabinet card.Title from pencil annotation on verso. Debossed on recto: L. S. White / 105 Fourth Ave. / New York.
2 1 2014.R.4-278 Beem's Art Gallery, Howard Whitney, after 1896
Collodion p.o.p. cabinet card. Title from dedication on recto: Compliments and best wishes / Howard Whitney. Printed on recto: Beem's Art Gallery / Greenville O. / 38 E. Third St. Date derived from date of medals printed on recto.
2 1 2014.R.4-279 London Artistic Portrait Co., Airec, undated
Albumen carte-de-visite. Title written in ink on verso. Written in ink on verso: Airec / gymnaste. Printed on verso: The London Artistic Portrait Co. / 108 Oxford St. / London W. / 4 doors east of Berners Street.
2 1 2014.R.4-280 Duffart & Zubelen, Arturo, acrobate, undated
Collodion p.o.p. cabinet card. Title written in ink on brown paper label pasted on verso. Printed on recto: Duffart & Lis (?) Zubelen, Marseille. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Duffart & [Zubelen] [obscured by the label] / 24 alleés de Meilhan, 24 / Marseille.
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6 1 2014.R.4-282 Photographer unknown, John [Man Standing with Hand in Pocket], undated
Collodion p.o.p. print on card trimmed to 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Annotation on verso: Compliments / of John (?) / With best wishes / to G[___].
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4 2 2014.R.4-283 Reed, A. E., La Pine and Dries, undated
Matte gelatin silver print on card between boudoir and Paris sizes (9 x 6 inches). Title from ink annotation on recto. Embossed on recto: A. E. Reed / Jackson, Mich. Image is of a seated man wearing a striped suit and holding his gloves and bowler hat.
2 1 2014.R.4-284 Hana, George Henry, Letta, after 1897
Collodion or gelatin silver p.o.p. cabinet card. Title written in ink on verso. Written in pencil on verso: Gymnaste et acrobate. Printed on recto: Letta and Minni. / Hana Ltd., 22 Bedford Street / Strand-London. Dated based on the fact that Hana moved to his Bedford Street studio in 1897. Portrait is of a man in an acrobatic costume.
2 1 2014.R.4-285 Terpereau, A., Stephano, gymnaste, after 1889
Collodion p.o.p. cabinet card. Title written in ink and pencil on verso. Printed on recto: Terpereau Bordeaux. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Photographie / A. Terpereau / 30, cours de l'Intendance, 30 / Bordeaux. Date derived from date of latest medal mentioned on verso.
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4 2 2014.R.4-295 Robson, Tom, undated
Matte gelatin silver print on card 8 7/8 x 7 inches. Title from dedication on verso: And be sure that I love / you / Tom. Printed on recto: Robson / Winnipeg. A ghost image of printing from another card appears on the sitter's face and collar area.
2 1 2014.R.4-286 Bradley & Rulofson, [Man with Hair Parted in the Middle], undated
Collodion p.o.p. cabinet card. Printed on recto: Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Bradley & Rulofson / Photographic Gallery / entrance, 14 Dupont Street / over City of Paris, / between Market and Geary, / San Francisco.
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4 2 2014.R.4-248 Carr, George H., [Curly-haired Young Man in Tweed Jacket], undated
Matte gelatin silver print on mount 8 5/8 inches by 5 3/4 inches. Printed on recto: Geo. H. Carr.
2 1 2014.R.4-287 Chickering, Elmer, [Man Standing with Hands in His Pockets], after 1890
Albumen cabinet card. Printed on recto: Elmer Chickering, 21 West St. / Boston. Printed on verso with additional studio information: The Royal Studio / Elmer Chickering / Proprietor / 21 / West St. / Boston. Dated derived from date of medal printed on verso.
2 1 2014.R.4-247 Farini Photographs, [Standing Mustachioed Man], undated
Gelatin silver or collodion p.o.p. cabinet card. Printed on verso: Farini Photographs. 61 Fairfield Avenue / Bridgeport, Conn.
2 1 2014.R.4-290 Hiner, [Bust Portrait of Man in Evening Clothes], undated
Matte gelatin silver cabinet card. Printed on recto: Hiner / 342 W. 14th St. / New York.
2 1 2014.R.4-288 Horton Bros, [Bust of Man], undated
Matte gelatin silver cabinet card. Printed on recto: Horton Bros / Providence, R. I.
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3 2 2014.R.4-289 Lynn & Cram, [Young Man in Athletic Clothes], undated
Matte gelatin silver print on card between boudoir and Paris sizes (9 x 6 inches). Printed on recto: Lynn & Cram Seattle.
2 1 2014.R.4-249 Loomis, [Man with Arms Folded], undated
Albumen cabinet card. Dedication on recto reads: Yours truly / with thanks / [___]. Printed on verso: Loomis / Stillwater, Minn.
2 1 2014.R.4-291 Ollivier, [Man in Phrygian Cap Looking through a Frame], undated
Albumen (?) cabinet card. Printed on recto: Ollivier / 779 Broadway / New York.
2 1 2014.R.4-292 Ollivier, [Balding Man Wearing a Cravat and Stick Pin], undated
Albumen cabinet card. Printed on recto: Ollivier 1162 Broadway, / bet. 27th & 28th Sts. / New York City.
2 1 2014.R.4-293 Perkins, [Man Wearing Overcoat with Hand in Suitcoat Pocket], undated
Albumen cabinet card. Printed on recto: Perkins, 311 E. Baltimore St. / Baltimore, MD.
2 1 2014.R.4-298 Watson's Photographic Studio, [Man wearing a Polka-dot Tie], undated
Albumen cabinet card. Printed on recto: Watson, Cincinnati. Printed on verso with additional studio information: Watson's Photographic Studio / 156 West Fourth St. / Cincinnati.
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4 2 2014.R.4-296 Shorey, [Man with Short Bangs], undated
Albumen boudoir card. Printed on recto: Shorey Baltimore. Printed on recto: Shorey, Baltimore. Printed on verso : Shorey / Photo artist / 157 W. Balto. St., Baltimore, Md... Negative number: 46226.
4 2 2014.R.4-297 Sommer, [Oval Portrait of Seated Man Holding Newspaper], undated
Matte collodion print on card 9 x 7 inches. Embossed on recto: Sommer / 210 N. 8th St. / Phil.
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5 3 2014.R.4-299 White Studio, [Bust of Man in Coat and Tie], undated
Printed on recto: White 1261 Broadway / New York.
5 3 2014.R.4-301 Photographer unknown, [Man Resting Hand on Face], undated
Semi-circular fragment of a gelatin silver print, 6 1/2 inches diameter.


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