Theatrical photographs of British and American performers

Theatrical photographs of British and American performers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Theatrical photographs of British and American performers
Dates: circa 1890s
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (27 items in 1 flat box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a photo album of twenty-seven mounted studio photographs of American and British entertainers from ca. 1890-1900. Notable entertainers include Henry Irving, Lillie Langtry, and Ellen Terry.
Coll. Number: ms2536

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Irving "born Feb. 6, 1838, Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, Eng., died Oct. 13, 1905, Bradford, Yorkshire, original name John Henry Brodribb [was] one of the most famous of English actors, the first of his profession to be knighted (1895) for services to the stage. He was also a celebrated theatre manager and the professional partner of the actress Ellen Terry for 24 years (187-1902)." -- "Irving, Sir Henry." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Academic ed. (Retrieved July 30, 2009)


Arranged in a photo album.

Index Terms

Entertainers--Great Britain--Photographs.
Entertainers--United States--Photographs.
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905
Langtry, Lillie, 1853-1929
Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Theatrical photographs. MS 2536. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Mary Anderson
Eugene Oudin (autographed)
Edith Chester (autographed)
Irene Banbrugh
Miss Violet Banbrugh
Mrs. Langtry
Ada Rehan (autographed)
May Navarro
Dorothy Dene
Mrs. Brown-Potter
Mr. Bellew
Mary Anderson
Eame Balinger (autographed)
W. Terriss (autographed)
Alfred Ellis (autographed)
Ellen Terry
Henry Irving
Alma Stanley (autographed)
Miss Morreus
C. Hayden Coffin
Types of English beauty
Eleen Terry