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. http://search.eb.com/eb/ (Retrieved July 30, 2009)


Arrangement

Arranged in a photo album.


Index Terms

Entertainers--Great Britain--Photographs.
Entertainers--United States--Photographs.
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905
Langtry, Lillie, 1853-1929
Photographs.
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

 
Box
1Mary Anderson
 
Eugene Oudin (autographed)
 
Edith Chester (autographed)
 
Irene Banbrugh
 
Miss Violet Banbrugh
 
Mrs. Langtry
 
Man
 
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
 
Man
 
C. Hayden Coffin
 
Types of English beauty
 
Man
 
Eleen Terry
 
Man