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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. 1977 University Honors
    Image | 1977

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  3. Group picture of Augustin Daly and his company
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    Daly, center, with members of the company gathered around. Caption: "Mr. Daly Reading a New Play to His Company."
  4. Portrait of Ada Rehan
    Image | 1894

    Portrait, bust, wearing fur collar. Facsimile signature.
  5. Portrait of Ada Rehan
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    Three-quarter-length portrait.
  6. Portrait of Ada Rehan
    Image | 1891

    Nearly whole-length portrait, wearing hat. Facsimile signature.
  7. Portrait of Ada Rehan
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    Half-length portrait, wearing lace cap.
  8. Portrait of Ada Rehan
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    Half-length portrait.
  9. Portrait of Ada Rehan
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    Three-quarter-length portrait, seated on chair, wearing gloves, hat.
  10. Portrait of Ada Rehan
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    Three-quarter-length portrait, seated on chair, wearing hat and gloves.
  11. Portrait of Ada Rehan
    Image | 1892

    Three-quarter-length portrait, wearing cap, jacket, bodice with buttons, holding gloves
  12. Ada Rehan in character
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    Whole-length portrait, holding flowers.
  13. Ada Rehan in character
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    Whole-length portrait, standing in room wearing skirt with a long train.
  14. Ada Rehan in "The Inconstant"
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    Scene from the play with Rehan in sedan chair, carried by two men.
  15. Ada Rehan and James Lewis in "A Night Off"
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    Scene with Lewis seated, Rehan standing holding picture.
  16. Ada Rehan as Sylvia/Captain Pinch in "The Recruiting Officer"
    Image | 1891

    Whole-length portrait, wearing military uniform.
  17. Ada Rehan as Sylvia and Virginia Dreher as Mistress Melinda in a scene from "The Recruiting Officer"
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    Scene from the play with the two characters curtsying.
  18. Ada Rehan as Donna Hypolita in "She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not"
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    Whole-length portrait, wearing men's attire.
  19. Ada Rehan as Doris in "An International Match"
    Image | 1891

    Whole-length portrait, wearing long gown with flowing sleeves.
  20. Ada Rehan as Helena in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    Image | 1891

    Half-length portrait, wearing crown of leaves.
  21. Ada Rehan as Tony in "Red Letter Nights"
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    Whole-length portrait, singing "Miss Jenny O'Jones."
  22. Ada Rehan as Kate Verity in "The Squire"
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    Whole-length portrait, outdoor setting.
  23. Ada Rehan as Kate Verity and Charles Fisher in a scene from "The Squire"
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    Scene from the play with Rehan seated and Fisher (perhaps in the role of Rev. Mr. Dormer) standing.
  24. Ada Rehan as Katharine in "The Taming of the Shrew"
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    Portrait, bust, wearing crown of leaves.
  25. Ada Rehan as Katharine in "The Taming of the Shrew"
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    Portrait, bust, wearing beaded choker.
  26. Ada Rehan as Lady Teazle in "The School for Scandal"
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    Whole-length portrait, wearing wide-brimmed hat and dress with floral pattern
  27. Ada Rehan as Lady Teazle in "The School for Scandal"
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    Nearly whole-length portrait, seated, wearing hat, long gloves, dress with lace and floral pattern.
  28. Ada Rehan as Lady Teazle in "The School for Scandal"
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    Whole-length portrait, holding fan, wearing large hat and petticoat with lace.
  29. Ada Rehan as Lady Teazle in a scene from "The School for Scandal"
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    Scene from the play, with Rehan looking out from behind a screen at another actor playing Joseph Surface.
  30. Ada Rehan as Miss Hoyden in "Miss Hoyden's Husband"
    Image | 1891

    Whole-length portrait, hair in pig tails, holding a doll.