Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers

Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers
Dates: 1850s-1890s
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3390

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of sixteen cartes-de-visite depicting American and European actors, actresses, performers and celebrities. Celebrities portrayed include Ludwig Barnay, Charles Rollin Decker, Samuel Edgar Houghton, Henry Irving, Lillie Langtry, Helena Modjeska, Dame Ellen Terry, Georgina Elisabeth Ward, and Josefine Wessely. Origins of the prints include photographic studios in London, Dresden, Hamburg, Chicago, Syracuse, Boston and New York.


Index Terms

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs).
Celebrities--Europe--Photographs.
Celebrities--United States--Photographs.
Countesses--England--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers, ms 3390, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Cartes-de-visite, 1850s-1890s