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Theater Actor Prints & Photographs Now Online!

We are proud to announce the Theater Actor Prints and Photographs Collection, representing early stage and film actors and actresses, performers, directors, and royalty from the 1880s through the 1930s. The collection includes engravings, etchings, prints, cabinet photographs, cartes-de-visite, postcards, and other photographic materials from England and the United States. The collection includes actors such as H.B. Irving, Fanny Davenport, Lillian Russell, and John Drew.

Images are from the Harold Seton Collection (MS578), the Harold Tedford Collection (MS580), the G. Sykes Collection (MS579), the Clarence Herbert New Papers (MS577), and the library’s collection of theater actor prints (MS581).

[Cross-posted to the Special Collections & Archives blog.]

4 Comments on ’Theater Actor Prints & Photographs Now Online!‘

  1. Craig

    Wonderful-and kudos to Rebecca and Audra for wading through and imposing order on this collection. Great job!

  2. Susan

    It’s great to see this collection available, Congratulations!

  3. Erik

    Kudos also go out to Barry for managing the digitization and metadata migration for this collection!

  4. Audra

    Absolutely! Thanks to everyone involved, including Erik, Craig, Megan, Barry, and Rebecca!