Scrapbook on performing artists.

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Scrapbook on performing artists.

Scrapbook on performing artists.

Volume of clippings. Includes portraits of performing artists, mostly women. Later pages include motion picture actresses and actors. Artists represented include: Julia Arthur, Ethel Barrymore, Fanny Davenport, Eleonora Duse, Minnie Madden Fiske, Anna Held, Richard Mansfield, Ada Rehan, Ellen Terry.

1 v. : ill., ports. ; 35 X 24 cm.

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Davenport, Fanny, 1850-1898

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Fanny Lily Gypsy Davenport was an American actress and theatrical manager. In 1882 she established her own theatrical company, the Fanny Davenport Company, which toured the United States with productions of Fedora, La Tosca, Cleopatra, and Gismonda, among others. She was married first to Edwin H. Price and then to Melbourne MacDowell. From the description of Fanny Davenport collection, 1881-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612235888 Davenport first performed on stage at ...

Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907

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Richard Mansfield (1857-1907) was an actor of the late 19th century. He was born in Helgoland, Germany, into a family that excelled in the performing arts. His mother was the prima donna Hermine Rudersdorff (1822-1882), and his grandfather, the violinist Joseph Rudersdorff (1788-1866). His father, Maurice Mansfield, was a London businessman. Richard Mansfield began his stage career touring the English provinces in Gilbert and Sullivan and made his first appear...

Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916

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Ada Rehan was an Irish-American actress. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1890. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 206691443 Irish-American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hotel Metropole, W.C., London, to Arthur Sullivan, 1891 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126537 Irish-born American stage actress. From the description of Papers, ca. 1879-1918. (University ...

Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932

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Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932), an American actress known onstage as Mrs. Fiske (born Marie Augusta Davey), appeared in dramas, comedies, and musical comedies. From the description of Minnie Maddern Fiske letters, 1913-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486237 From the guide to the Minnie Maddern Fiske letters, 1913-1941, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American actress. From the description of Letters from Mrs. F...

Arthur, Julia, 1869-1950

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Actress. From the description of Miscellany, 1893-1897. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203748 An American actress, born in Canada, Julia Arthur was also known as Ida Lewis and Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney. From the description of Papers, 1891-1950 (inclusive), 1914-1924 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86145098 ...

Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959

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American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Held, Anna 1877-1918

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Actress and singer, whose Broadway stage career was managed by her husband, Florenz Ziegfield. From the description of Anna Held letters : to Eddy O'Day, 1915-1916. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9626680 Anna Held, a musical comedy star, was born March 8, 1873 in Warsaw. She began her career on stage in London and Paris where she attracted the eye of Florenz Ziegfeld who signed her to a contract to tour America. She moved to ...

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

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British actress. From the description of Dame Ellen Terry correspondence and calling card, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980587 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000002 Dame Ellen Terry was a 19th century British actress, who for many years performed opposite Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, London. She was made a Dame Grand Cross in 1925. Fro...