ACT6.
Karoly, Royal Leamington Spa. Cabinet Card of a fellow all dressed up in medieval garb with his boy and horn. I just figured he must be an actor. VG. $35


ACT7.
Window & Grove, London. Miss Ellen Terry (1847-1928) as “Margaret.” Cabinet Card. VG. $55


ACT15.
No ID. Henry Irving (1838-1905). Great actor/manager of the Victorian Theatre. Glue stains on back of cabinet card. G. $35


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


ACT29.
E. Anthony, NY. Peter Richings (1797-1871). English-American actor and manager; favorite for 16 years at the Park Theater, NY; manager of Richings English Opera troupe. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $45


ACT30.
Gurney, NY. Mrs. Scott Siddons. CDV. VG. $45


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


ACT41.
Photographic negative from Brady’s National Portrait Gallery, published by E. Anthony, NY. Edward Loomis Davenport (1816-1877); American actor. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $65


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


ACT45.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Harry Pearson, comedian, burlesque actor. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $40


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


ACT51.
Ashford Brothers & Co., London. Popular Actresses, No. 1. 25 actresses are pictured: Mrs. C. Young, Miss Cottrell, Mme. Celeste, Lady Don, Mrs. H. Webb, Miss Herbert, Rachel, Helen Faucit, Mrs. Boucicault, Miss E. Howard, Miss K. Saville, Mrs. & Miss Stirling, Mrs. C. Kean, Ristori, Mrs. G. Reed, Miss Heath, Miss Swanborough, Miss A. Sedgwick, Miss Cushman, Miss K. Terry, Miss C. Saunders, Mrs. C. Mathews, Miss C. Leclerc, and Lydia Thompson. CDV. VG. $50


ACT54.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. Samuel Erwin Ryan (b. 1834), Irish actor and comedian. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $60


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


ACT69.
J. Gurney & Son, NY. William Henry Norton (d. 1876), English actor, a favorite at Wallack’s NY. CDV trimmed at bottom. VG. $25


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


ACT77.
No ID. CDV of Mrs. Thompson, wife of Lysander Thompson, English actor popular in the US and mother of Charlotte Thompson, actress. Trimmed at bottom. VG. $25


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


ACT85.
Dana, New York. Large hard card-mounted photo (13″ x 7.25″). Charles Walter Couldock (1815-98), actor. One of the leading character actors of the 19th century, he was born in London and decided on a stage career after watching Macready perform. His professional debut occurred in 1836, then thirteen years later he came to America where playgoers first saw him in the title role of The Stranger. After four seasons at Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre, he embarked on a long tour as the old farmer Luke Fielding in The Willow Copse, a role he returned to as late as 1885. Couldock joined Laura Keene’s company in 1858 and later successfully played such roles as Iago and Hamlet. However, his most celebrated part was that of Dunstan Kirke, who unjustly banishes his daughter, in Hazel Kirke (1880). Clara Morris described the heavyset, curly-haired actor as looking like “the beau-ideal wealthy farmer” and noted, “The strong point of his acting was in the expression of intense emotion-particularly grief or frenzied rage. He was utterly lacking in dignity, courtliness, or subtlety. He was best as a rustic.” VG. $125


ACT86.
Falk, NY. Georgia Cayvan (1858-1906), actress. Born in Bath, Maine, this beautiful leading lady spent several years playing in Boston before succeeding Effie Ellsler as Hazel Kirke in New York in 1881. She immediately became a prominent actress, portraying the heroine in such famous comedies or dramas as The Professor (1881); The White Slave (1882), in which she spoke the once famous lines, “Rags are royal raiment when worn for virtue’s sake”; Siberia (1883); May Blossom (1884); The Wife (1887); The Charity Ball (1889); and Squire Kate (1892). An illness forced a premature retirement and led to her early death. VG. $125


ACT91. Brady’s National Portrait Gallery, published by E&HT Anthony. Edwin Booth. VG. $150


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


ACT102.
Sarony, NY. Alfred Hickman as Little Billee in the play “Trilby” based on George Du Maurier’s novel, 1895. Cabinet Card. VG. $45

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

Verona Jarbeau, Actress by Sarony
ACT109. Sarony, NY. Verona Jarbeau, actress. Cabinet Card. E. $45

Sadie Martinot, Actress by Sarony
ACT110. Sarony, NY. Gracie Martinot (1862-1923), actress. Cabinet Card. VG. $35

Isabel Evesson, actress by Sarony
ACT111. Sarony, NY. Isabel Evesson (1863-1914), American actress. Cabinet Card. VG. $35

Gracie Sharpe
ACT113. Howell, New York. Cabinet Card of Gracie Sharpe, actress. VG. $45

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