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  1. Portraits of Actors
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    Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920, includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors — studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. Among the hundreds of actors include...
  2. Eddie Foy
    Image | 1904

    Caption: "Eddie Foy, Leading Actor, who told the audience to go out slowly."
  3. Charles James Mathews as George Rattleton in "The Humpbacked Lover"
    Image | 1836

    Whole-length portrait, taking off his overcoat.
  4. William Thomas Lewis as Hippolitus in "Phaedra and Hippolitus"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length portrait. With text "But oh, ye pow'rs. I see his godlike form."
  5. John Philip Kemble as Cato in "Cato"
    Image

    right hand on heart, book in left hand. With text: "It must be so plato, thou reasonest well".
  6. Portrait of Thomas Barry
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    Bust. Wearing heavy double-breasted coat.
  7. Ann Barrymore (nee Adams) in costume
    Image

    Whole-length. In costume, perhaps as Maria Grazia in "The Brigand," with pistol and rifle.
  8. Portrait of Maurice Barrymore
    Image | 1900

    Bust. Photo-engraving from stage program.
  9. Portrait of Kate Josephine Bateman and Ellen Douglas Bateman
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    Whole-length. Leaning on pedestals.
  10. Portrait of Paul Bedford
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    holding paper in right hand.
  11. Portrait of William Rufus Blake
    Image | 1870

    Bust. Wearing high collar, pin on cravat.
  12. Portrait of William Rufus Blake
    Image

    Three-quarter-length. Seated holding cane.
  13. Portrait of William Blanchard
    Image | 1817

    Bust.
  14. Portrait of Edwin Booth
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    Three-quarter length. Seated, holding a sheet of paper in both hands. Facsimile signature.
  15. Portrait of Edwin Booth
    Image

    Bust. Facsimile autograph.
  16. Portrait of Edwin Booth
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    Head. Wearing fur collar showing, hair gray over temples. Process print from a photograph.
  17. Portrait of Edwin Booth at 19
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    Half-length. With text: "Booth at 19." From a painting by A. Andrews.
  18. Portrait of Edwin Booth in 1864
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    Three-quarter-length seated. With text: "Edwin Booth in 1864." Process print from photograph.
  19. Portrait of Edwin Booth in 1860
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    Bust. Right profile With text: "Edwin Booth, 1860." Process print from photograph.
  20. Portrait of Edwin Booth in 1854
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    Bust. With text: "Edwin Booth in 1854."
  21. Portrait of Edwin Booth
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    Half-length, seated.
  22. Portrait of Edwin Booth in 1889
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    Half-length. With text: "Edwin Booth, 1889."
  23. Portrait of Edwin Booth
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    Three-quarter-length. Seated, holding large book open on lap, reading.
  24. Portrait of Edwin Booth in 1889
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    Half-length. With text: "Edwin Booth in 1889."
  25. Portrait of Edwin Booth in 1852
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    seated beside table, left hand resting on book, right hand on thigh. With text: Edwin Booth in 1852."
  26. Portrait of Edwin Booth
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    Half-length. Facsimile signature.
  27. Portrait of Edwin Booth
    Image

    Bust. Facsimilie autograph.
  28. Family portrait of Edwin Booth, Mary Booth (Mc Vicker) and Edwina Booth (married name Grossman)
    Image

    Whole-length. Group portrait of Edwin Booth with wife, Mary, standing at left, Edwina, his daughter, seated right.
  29. Family portrait of Edwin Booth with his wife and daughter
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    Three-quarter-length. Group portrait of Edwin Booth seated at right, his wife at left, his daughter standing between with her hands on his shoulders.