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    • [Cabinet Card Photo of Helena Modjeska]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Cabinet card photograph of Helena Modjeska (1840-1909) from the late 1880s. The card was produced by Mora in New York and pictures Modjeska in a gown with laced sleeves and an over-train lavishly decorated with a flowery design.
    • [Postcard of Julia Marlowe]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Black and white photographic postcard of Julia Marlowe (1865-1950). She is shown tightly corseted and wearing a full length white gown with layers of tulle cascading from the shoulders. She is seated on a carved wooden bench. The photo is...
    • [Correspondence of Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1860-10-19
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence and autograph of Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876) to J. E. Diamond Esq. on Oct. 19, 1860 from New York. The note is written in ink on black edged white stationery.
    • [Correspondence of Fanny Brough]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence of English comic actress Fanny Brough (1854-1914). The letter was written in ink on blue-green stationery, then cut down to size and adhered to a piece of cardboard by a collector. Brough pledges her support to a colleague named Lily.
    • [Postcard of Sarah Bernhardt]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Tinted postcard of Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) in her personal wardrobe. The depiction is from a plate by Reutlinger and is featured on the left hand side of the front of the card, leaving the right hand side for correspondence. The back of the...
    • [Correspondence of E. H. Sothern]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Undated correspondence from American actor E. H. Sothern (1859-1933) to a Mr. Rice. The letter is written in ink on official St. James Hotel (Philadelphia) stationery.
    • [Autograph of Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1844-11-23
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autograph of Charlotte Cushman given on Nov. 23, 1844 in Liverpool, England. It accompanies a quotation she also wrote from Longfellow's 'Hyperion.' The quotation and autograph are written in ink on pink stationery that looks to have been torn out...
    • [Autographs of Helena Modjeska and Minnie Maddern Fiske]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autographs of actresses Helena Modjeska (1840-1909) and Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932). Both autographs are signed in ink on a piece of stationery which may have once been a part of a bound book of paper.
    • [Cigar Box Label, Julia Marlowe]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Wodiska Y Ca. cigar box label made with chromolithography process depicting actress Julia Marlowe. Estimated to be dated 1905-1910.
    • [Spice Card, Julia Marlowe]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • E. R. Durkee & Co. promotional spice card featuring Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) on the front side. The card is #8 in a series of 12 and advertises Durkee's Poultry Seasoning on the back side.
    • [Proctor"s Theatre Program, New York, "The Lost Paradise"]

    • 1891-11-23
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from a program for 'The Lost Paradise,' presented by Charles Frohman's Company on 23 Nov. 1891 at Proctor's Theatre in New York City. 'The Lost Paradise' was written by Henry C. De Mille, and featured both Annie and Maude...
    • [Proctor"s Theatre Program, New York, "The Lost Paradise"]

    • 1892-01-04
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from a program for 'The Lost Paradise,' presented by Charles Frohman's Company on 4 Jan. 1892 at Proctor's Theatre in New York City. 'The Lost Paradise' was written by Henry C. De Mille, and featured both Annie Adams and...
    • [Book Plate of Charlotte Cushman, ""Mrs. Haller""]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Book plate of Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876) as Mrs. Haller in ''The Stranger.'' The illustration is taken from a painting by W. H. Watkins.
    • [Cabinet Card photograph of Dame Ellen Terry]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Cabinet card of Dame Ellen Terry circa 1893. This card was produced by Theo C. Marceau Fotografer in San Francisco, USA.
    • [Program for Haverly"s Theatre, "The Merchant of Venice"]

    • 1884-01-09
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping out of the program for the Lyceum Theatre Company performance of 'The Merchant of Venice' during January 1884 at Haverly's Theatre in Chicago. The clipping contains the cast list, synopsis of scenery and music, and management information,...
    • [Correspondence from Dame Ellen Terry]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Note from Ellen Terry (1847-1928) on blue-green stationery addressing a vote for the Masonic school. She mentions Sir Henry [Irving] and their Autumn tour in the note. The note is undated.
    • [Cabinet Card photograph of Pauline Hall]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Cabinet Card photograph of Pauline Hall (1860-1919) in an unknown role. She is dressed in a burlesque costume and portraying a man. Card was produced by Newsboy in New York.
    • [Correspondence from Julia Marlowe]

    • circa 1910
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) on an unknown date to an unknown recipient. The letter is written on official Hotel Bellevue (Boston) stationery and was folded in half.
    • [Program for Lyric Theatre, New York, "Phedre"]

    • 1905-12-16
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the program for the Lyric Theatre's (New York) presentation of "Phedre," starring Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) on 16 Dec. 1905. The clipping is adhered to a sheet of notebook paper. A newspaper article about Bernhardt...
    • [Program for Lyric Theatre, New York, "Magda"]

    • 1905-12-19
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the program for the Lyric Theatre's (New York) presentation of "Magda," starring Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) on 19 Dec. 1905. The clipping is adhered to a sheet of notebook paper. A photograph of E. S. Willard taken...

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