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  1. Della Perrone Photographs, 1945-2011
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    Consists of photographs, negatives, and film slides documenting Della Perrone's candid and studio photography with several Champaign-Urbana musicians in the 1980s, such as Adrian Belew, The Bears, The Rave, The Martyrs, Steps, Nick Rudd and Turning Curious, Nix 86, and The Elvis Brothers, as well as national acts including The Ramones, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and U2. Outs...
  2. Hardy Cross Papers (Digital Surrogates), 1930
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the Hardy Cross Papers contains a digitized copy of Cross' paper "Analysis of Continuous Frames by Distributing Fixed-end Moments" included in the May 1930 Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers. This paper contributed refining and simplifying the mathematical work required to analyze elements of statically indeterminate buildings and ...
  3. Sasha Rubel and Pogo Studio Photographs and Papers, 1968-2005
    Collection

    Consists of audio recordings, photographs, newsclippings, business records, broadsides, correspondence, and memorabilia documenting Urbana-Champaign's local music scene, the work of Pogo Studio, and the musical performances of the rock bands Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets and the Vertebrats between 1968 and 2005.
  4. Portraits of Actors
    Collection

    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...
  5. Sophia Baddeley as Mrs. Strictland in "The Suspicious Husband"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length. Seated in interior setting wearing headdress with plume
  6. Charles Bannister as Steady in "The Quaker"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length. Wearing hat, wig, coat, waistcoat, breeches
  7. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Aurelia in "The Twin Rivals"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length. Wearing dress with ornaments and headdress with plumes, holding a fan. With text: "No, no, I'm resolved against a man that disappears all the summer like a Woodcock." Act II, Scene 1.
  8. Edward Atkins and Miss Emily Cross as Grumio and Curtis in a scene from "The Taming of the Shrew"
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    Whole-length portrait, standing together in interior setting. With text: "Cu: Both on one horse? Gru: What's that to thee? tell thou the tale", Act 4, Scene 1.
  9. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Charlotte in "The Hypocrite"
    Image | 1786

    Whole-length standing, facing left to male figure. Wearing dress with ornaments, headdress with plume, holding fan. With text: "How! Two Thousand Pounds!"Act IV, Scene 1.
  10. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Corinna in "The Confederacy"
    Image | 1779

    Whole-length. Wearing dress with ornaments, headdress with plumes. With text: "O Lord, a letter!_is there ever a token in it?" Act 2.d, Scene 1st
  11. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Miss Prue in "Love For Love"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length. Wearing hat with small plume, holding snuff box in left hand. With text: "Look you here, Cousin, here's a Snuff Box
  12. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Mrs. Pinchwife in "The Country Wife"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length, standing with hands under bib. Wearing ribbon in hair and dress with ribbon ornaments. With text: "Nay, I will go abroad, that's once." Act III, Scene 2.
  13. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Olivia in "Twelfth Night"
    Image | 1779

    Whole-length. Wearing long veil. With text: "Look you, Sir, such a one I wear." Act I, Scene 9
  14. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Phillis in "Conscious Lovers"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length, standing in interior with male figure in background. With text: "Oh here is my Young Mistress. Go ye Liquorish Fool" Act III, Scene 4
  15. Charles Mathews as Periwinkle and John Bannister as Fainwell in a scene from "A Bold Stroke for a Wife"Stroke for a Wife"
    Image | 1816

    Whole length. Two figures facing each other around table in interior setting. With Text: Periwinkle -- "Very Well, Mr. Pillage, I see My Uncle Does Mention It"
  16. John Bannister as Gondibert and Elizabeth Kemble as Margaret in a scene from "The Battle of Hexham"
    Image | 1817

    Whole length, in outdoor setting. Gondibert wearing suit of armor, Margaret with small child. With text: Margaret -- "Strike Not, on Thy Allegiance," Scene III.
  17. John Bannister as Wilfred in a scene from "The Iron Chest"
    Image | 1818

    Whole-length. Interior scene with another male figure and a boy. With text: Wilf. -- "Preserve it, you are judge. My innocence, my life rests on it." Scene last.
  18. John Bannister as the Mayor in a scene from "The Mayor of Garratt"
    Image | 1794

    Scene from the play, standing in a room with another male figure.
  19. John Bannister as Sheva and Miss Tidswell as Dorcas in a scene from "The Jew"
    Image

    Whole length. Interior setting. With Text: Sheva -- "Why do you cry?" Act IV, Scene II.
  20. John Bannister as Gregory and George Bland as James in a scene from "The Mock Doctor"
    Image | 1794

    Whole-length. Scene outdoors with three male figures.
  21. Miss Barclay as Olivia in "The Good Natured Man"
    Image | 1792

    Whole-length. Wearing dress with ruffle collar
  22. William Augustus Barnes as Noucum in the pantomime "The Back Raven of the Tombs"
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    Whole-length. Outdoor scene with Barnes and two other male figures.
  23. John Bannister as Captain Bobadil in "Every Man In His Humour"
    Image | 1806

    Whole-length. Wearing short breeches, doublet, cape, hat with plume, boots with straps
  24. John Bannister as Zaphna in "Mahomet"
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    Whole-length. Wearing turban with plume. Print colored in green. With text: "What means this lake of blood that lies before me!" Act 4, Scene 3. In color.
  25. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Widow Bellmour in "The Way to Keep Him"
    Image

    Whole-length, standing in interior setting. Wearing dress with ribbon ornaments and headdress with plumes
  26. Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Widow Bellmour in "The Way to Keep Him"
    Image | 1792

    Whole-length, standing in interior setting. Wearing dress with ribbon ornaments and headdress with plumes. With text: "Oh! blest with temper, whose unclouded ray, Can make tomorrow chearful as to-day" Act III, Scene 1.
  27. Laura Addison as Queen Mary in "Mary Stuart"
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    Whole-length. Wearing dress with cape and ornaments. With text: "O! woe To the unhappy victim, when the tongue That frames the law shall execute the sentence." Act I, Scene 1
  28. Laura Addison as Imogen in "Cymbeline"
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    Whole-length. Standing in interior setting, holding sheet of paper. With text: "So far I read aloud: But even the very middle of my heart Is warmed by the rest, an takes it thankfully. You are as welcome, worthy sir, as I Have words to bid you
  29. James Aickin as Horatio in "The Fair Penitent"
    Image | 1776

    Whole-length, standing in exterior setting. Wearing breeches, waistcoat, coat, tricorne hat, and shoes with buckles
  30. Francis Aickin or James Aickin as Young Bevil in "Conscious Lovers"
    Image | 1778

    Whole-length portrait. Wearing breeches, waistcoat, coat, sword, and shoes with buckles
  31. James Aickin as Phocion in "The Grecian Daughter"
    Image | 1777

    Whole-length, standing in interior setting. Wearing breeches and coat with flowing sleeves lined with fur. With text: "Ha!__the gaping tomb Invites my steps__ now be propitious Heaven." Act IV, Scene 2.
  32. Charles Blakes as Jenkins, Richard Yates as Sir Gregory Gazette, and Mr. Costello as Tim in a scene from "The Knights"
    Image | 1793

    Whole-length. Five characters in scene from "The Knights" showing Act II, Scene 1. As performed c. 1754.
  33. William Blanchard as Hob in "Hob in the Well"
    Image | 1794

    Outdoor scene with two other characters. Act IV, Scene 5.
  34. George Bland as James in "The Mock Doctor"
    Image | 1794

    Scene with two other male figures. Act. I, Scene 2.
  35. Maria Theresa Bland (nee Romanzini) as Sally Shamrock in "The Shipwreck"
    Image | 1825

    Three-quarter-length. Standing in outdoor scene in front of open window. Wearing bonnet
  36. Francis Blissett and Mr. Jefferson as Dr. Smugface and Dr. Dablancour in a scene from "The Budget of Blunders"
    Image

    Whole-length. Blissett fending Jefferson's sword with a cane, standing on one leg.
  37. William Henry West Betty as Selim in "Barbarossa"
    Image | 1804

    Whole-length. With text: "Master Betty, Surnamed Young Roscius. In the Character of Selim on his first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre on Sat. Dec. 1, 1804. If thou dar'st, Now view me..Hear me, Tyrant! While with voice more terrible than Thunder, I proclaim that he who aim'd the Dagger at thy Heart is Selim! Vide Barbarossa Act 4, Scene 1."
  38. William Henry West Betty as Selim in "Barbarossa"
    Image | 1804

    Whole-length. Colored print. With text: "In the Character of Selim on his first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre on Sat. Dec. 1, 1804. If thou dar'st, Now view me..Hear me, Tyrant! While with voice more terrible than Thunder, I proclaim that he who aim'd the Dagger at thy Heart is Selim! Vide Barbarossa Act 4, Scene 1."
  39. William Henry West Betty as Alexander in "Alexander the Great"
    Image | 1818

    Whole-length. Wearing helmet with plume, cape, sandals and body armor. Engraved for Theatrical Inquisitor. With text: "When each immortal on the billows rode, and I myself appear'd the leading God." Act II, Scene 1.