ACT20.
H. Rocher & Co, Chicago. Cabinet Card of Mrs. Lilly Langtry. G+ $85


ACT31.
No ID. Lizzie Harrold. CDV. VG. $25


ACT32.
Charles D. Fredricks & Co., NY. John Lester Wallack (1820-1888), actor and manager. Managed the second Wallack’s Theater in NY and opened the third. Trimmed. CDV. VG. $85


ACT35.
Photographic negative from Brady’s National Portrait Gallery, published by E&HT Anthony, NY. Edwin Forrest (1806-1872). Well-known American actor. Corners clipped. CDV. VG. $85


ACT37.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Mrs. John Wood, born Matilda Charlotte Vining (1831-1915); English actress and theatre manager. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $75


ACT38.
E. Anthony, NY. Mrs. John Wood, born Matilda Charlotte Vining (1831-1915); English actress and theatre manager. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $75


ACT40.
Charles D. Fredricks & Co., NY. Agnes Kelly Robertson (1833-1916). Actress, adopted daughter of Charles Keen. CDV. VG. $40


ACT43.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. George Holland (1791-1870), English-American stage actor. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $50


ACT44.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Daniel Webster Bryant (1833-1875). Famous negro minstrel, member of “Sable Hamonists,” “Bryant’s Minstrels.” Manager as well. CDV. G. $85


ACT50.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Paul Juignet, actor. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $45


ACT55.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. William Randolph Floyd (b. 1832); actor and manager. CDV. VG. $35


ACT56.
Photographic negative from Brady’s National Portrait Gallery, published by E. Anthony, NY. Mrs. J.H. Allen, actress. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $35


ACT58.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. John Nunan (1832-1870); Irish actor and comedian at Niblo’s Gardens, NY. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $35


ACT60.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Livingston R. Shewell (1833-1873), actor. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $35


ACT74.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Ione Burke, singer and actress. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $20


ACT80.
T.R. Burnham, Boston. Edwin Forrest (1806-1872). Well-known American actor. CDV. VG. $50


ACT99.
Brady’s National Portrait Gallery, published by E&HT Anthony. Charles John Kean (18 January 1811 – 22 January 1868), actor, was born at Waterford, Ireland, the son of the actor Edmund Kean. CDV. VG. $75

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ACT107. J. O’Kane, NY. CDV of Edwin Booth, Tragedian. G. $150

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ACT113. Howell, New York. Cabinet Card of Gracie Sharpe, actress. VG. $20

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ACT123. J. Gurney & Son, NY. Wallack’s Theatre Souvenir. CDV. G. $125


ACT132. C.D. Fredricks & Co., NY. Charlotte Saunders Cushman (July 23, 1816 – February 18, 1876) was an American stage actress. Her voice was noted for its full contralto register, and she was able to play both male and female parts. She lived intermittently in Rome, in an expatriate colony of prominent artists and sculptors, some of whom became part of her tempestuous private life. CDV. G. $75


ACT133. Mora, NY. William Henry Crane (30 April 1845 – 7 March 1928) was an American actor. He was born in Leicester, Massachusetts on 30 April 1845. He made his first appearance at Utica, New York, in Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment in 1863. Later he had a great success as Le Blanc the Notary, in the burlesque Evangeline (1873). He made his first hit in the legitimate drama with Stuart Robson (1836–1903), in The Comedy of Errors and other Shakespearian plays, and in The Henrietta (1881) by Bronson Howard (1842–1908). This partnership lasted for twelve years, and subsequently Crane appeared in various eccentric character parts in such plays as The Senator and David Harum. In 1904 he turned to more serious work and played Isidore Izard in Business is Business, an adaptation from Octave Mirbeau’s Les Affaires sont les Affaires. In his 70s, Crane appeared in a number of films, notably in a reprise of his role in David Harum (1915). He also appeared in MGM’s Three Wise Fools, a film recently revived on Turner Classic Movies and is available on home video/DVD. Crane died on 7 March 1928 at the age of eighty-two in the Hollywood Hotel. In this cabinet card he is seen in “Our Bachelors.” VG. $75


ACT148. Sarony, NY. Lilian Adelaide Neilson (3 March 1847 – 15 August 1880), born Elizabeth Ann Brown, was a British stage actress. VG. $20


ACT160. C.D. Fredricks & Co., NY. Kate Newton. Written on back “d. May 13, 1940 age 94.” 2-cent cancelled tax stamp on verso. CDV. VG. $20


ACT170. Sarony, NY. Ada Dyas (1843-1908) was an Irish actress. She made her London debut in 1861 in Henry IV, and became famous in the 1871 play based on Wilkie Collins’s novel The Woman in White. CDV. VG. $25


ACT172. Mora, NY. Harry Hunter as the Lone Fisherman in Evangeline. CDV. G. $20


ACT174. Allen, Boston. 19th century actor H.W. Johnson. I have not found anything on this gentleman but he came with a collection of images of 19th century celebrities. CDV. G. $10


ACT175. Sarony, NY. CDV of Minnie Palmer (3/31/57-5/21/36), American actress. VG. $20


ACT176. Sarony, NY. CDV of unidentified actress. VG. $15


ACT177. Houseworth, San Francisco. CDV of unidentified actress. VG. $15


ACT178. Houseworth, San Francisco. CDV of unidentified actress. VG. $15


ACT179. Houseworth, San Francisco. CDV of unidentified actress. VG. $15


ACT180. Bayley & Cramer’s Fine-Art Gallery, San Francisco. Next to Maguire’s Opera House. CDV identified on verso as “Leslie Sweet.” I cannot find anything on this actress. 2-cent cancelled tax stamp on verso. VG. $10


ACT181. Houseworth, San Francisco. CDV of unidentified actress. VG. $15


ACT182. Houseworth, San Francisco. CDV of unidentified actress. VG. $15


ACT184. Mora, NY. Lilian Adelaide Neilson (3 March 1847 – 15 August 1880), born Elizabeth Ann Brown, was a British stage actress. VG. $20


ACT186. Howell, NY. Pauline Markham (May 1847 – March 20, 1919) was an Anglo-American dancer and contralto singer active on burlesque and vaudeville stages during the latter decades of the 19th century. She began by performing juvenile rôles in Manchester, made her debut on the London stage at 20 and a year later New York as a member of the British Blondes which introduced Victorian burlesque to America, where for a few years she would find phenomenal success before her career settled into a long steady decline. The critic Richard Grant White once described Markham’s singing as vocal velvet and her arms as the lost arms of the Venus de Milo. Markham had studied singing with Manuel García at the Royal Academy of Music in London. G. $20


ACT191. Warren’s Photographic Studio, Boston. Mrs. Thomas Barry, actress. VG. $20


Act208. Sarony, New York. Charles Albert Fechter (23 October 1824 – 5 August 1879) was an Anglo-French actor. Cabinet Card. VG. $20


Act211. Newsboy, New York. Augustus Cook as Napoleon Bonaparte. Cabinet Card. G. $15


Act215. Sarony, NY. Cabinet Card of unidentified actress. E. $35


Act225. Leeson, NY. Cabinet card of unidentified performers. VG. $25


Act242. Warren, Boston. Mr. Shewell, actor and manager. VG. $45


Act245. Mora, NY. Large 14″ x 9″ photographer’s advertising sample card depicting 162 images of cabinet cards of celebrities, 81 on each side, that are available from the Mora studio. Couple chips around edges as shown. G. $250


ACT246. C.D. Fredricks & Co., NY. Edwin Booth. Tax stamp with Fredricks’ cancellation stamp dated Sep. 9, 1864. G. $150


Act247. C.D. Fredricks & Co., NY. Edwin Booth. Trimmed at bottom, rounded corners. G-. $100