|Mary Martin by Carl Van Vechten|
Portrait of actress Mary Martin singing 'Him' in 'One Touch of Venice' by Carl Van Vechten, January 12, 1949, studio and blindstamp, 7' x 9-1/2'. Mary Martin was a wife, mother, and stage performer before she'd reached her 18th birthday. She b...
|Mammoth Silver Print - Burke & Dean|
Larger oversize image of the Chicago Federation of Musicians Hall deocrated patriotrically with various flags and bunting. This is a poster size image measuring 18' x 15-1/2' by 'BURKE & DEAN' in the lower right. Bottom left corner torn, otherwise in...
|Man with Violin|
Ninth plate tintype of a man holding his violin. In a half leather case.
Possibly bandsman or similar: four men wearing uniforms the "WIS" emblem on their caps and uniforms. Two stand, two sit. By Perdieu Studio of Milwaukee. Measures 7-1/4" x 9-1/2" mount.
|Set of Two Plates by Knowles|
Each numbered with a descriptive story on the back.
The first plate is: 1985 Biblical Mothers Plate - The Pharaoh's Daughter and Moses ~ Mint condition plate measuring approximately 10.25' in diameter made by the Edwin M. Knowles company ...
|Sunday School Orchestra|
Second Congressional Sunday School Orchestral Association. Group shot of the entire band. 9-5/8" x 7-5/8" silver print on a larger brown mount.
|Albumen of a Small Band|
Photographer unknown; members of a band with a guitar, mandoline, violin and holding sheet music. Circa 1890. 6-1/2" x 5-3/8" on a larger mount with some staining and one crack in mount.
|Horn players and Soloist|
Horizontal Cabinet card of a group of 5 musicians. One man holds a songbook and the other four hold their horned instruments. Three are female and all are wearing uniforms. A bit light.
|Clarinetist Cabinet Card|
Image of a bandsman in uniform holding his clarinet.
Large image of a group of military bandsman. They stand outdoors in front of seveal buildings. They have various instruments. Titled in the negative. Circa 1896. Measures 13-3/8 x 8 on mount trimmed to the photograph.
|Bowed Bass Player|
Trimmed albumen to the size of a cabinet card of a man playing a large bass - larger than him! The bespeckled musician looks confidently in the camera while playing his prized instrument.
|Cornet Player Cabinet Card|
A man in full bandsman uniform. His bandsman kepi sits on a chair beside him as he holds his instrument in his hands. Over his jacket is a sash.
|Lady of Burlesque with String Instrument|
Newsboy image a burlesque queen standing with a stringed musical instrument. Identified mount recto as Viola Clifton along with Newsboy's photograph logo and numbered 73 in the negative. Chipped on each corner.
|Christmas Concert Silver Photograph|
8 x 10 image of the musical performers and their instruments on stage for a Christmas concert. A Christmas tree is in the background of the stage. Blindstamp of Chicago photographer.
|Violinist with Sheet Music Cabinet Card|
A young man holding his prized violin and bow make up the subject of this cabinet card. Next to him appears a book of sheet music.
|Billy De Wolfe Autographed Silver Photograph|
8 x 10 image of the comic actor. Billy DeWolfe entered vaudeville as a musical comedy performer in his teens. He gained fame in several nightclub and Broadway revues of the late 1930s and early 1940s, in which he generally portrayed an over emphatic ...
Country Parade Float Photograph|
5 x 7 silver photograph on a larger black mount of a group of men and women atop a horse driven wagon. Several hold musical instruments as though they were part of a parade, possibly a float.
Cornet Player CDV|
Image of a bandsman in full uniform holding his cornet. The emblem on his bandsman cap is stamped 'RCB'. Bloomington, Illinois photographic backstamp.
|Autographed Lynn Redgrave Silver Photograph|
8 x 10 silver photograph of the English actress signed by her. Born: March 8, 1943 in London, England, UK. Specializing in comedic roles, Lynn Redgrave has made significant contributions to her illustrious family's five-generation-long reputation f...
|Bill Butterfield Autographed Photograph|
Nice image by New York entertainment photographer James Kriegsmann, which his photographic logo in the negative. Signed by Butterfield. A versatile pre-bop trumpeter with a beautiful tone, Billy Butterfield could play pretty ballads and heated Dixie...
|Albumen Photograph of a Band|
Albumen image measuring 6-1/4 x 8-1/2 on a larger light brown mount of a group of musicians in full uniform all with their instruments. Dixon, Illinois photographer. Circa 1880.
|Cabinet of William Cullen Bryant by Sarony|
Excellent three-quarter profile of the famous poet, lawyer and abolitionist. With Sarony and his address, Library of Congress approval and facsimile signature of Bryant mount recto. William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878) was a young lawyer when his poem...
|Violinist Silver Photograph|
Slightly smaller than 4 x 2-1/2 on a cream colored mount. Features a young man in a suit and tie holding his violin and bow.
|Young Boy with a Trumpet Cabinet Card|
Excellent image of a young child musician holding a trumpet in hand. In the other he holds his hat.
|Orchestra Silver Photograph|
Image of a group of band member, each holding their instrument. They pose outside a building, possibly a farmhouse. The drum has printed on it 'Wheeler Orchestra'. Measures 5 x 7 on a larger black mount, circa 1905.
|Clarinetist Cabinet Card|
Image of a young musician holding his clarinet. Some damage to mount; circa 1885.
|MWA Picnic Silver Photograph|
Silver photograph circa June, 1900 of the MWA Picnic featuring well dressed ladies, musicians and other picnic-goers. Identified in the negative; 6 x 8 on a trimmed gray mount. Photo by Brintnall of Elroy, Wisconsin.
|Scottish Band Silver Photograph|
9-1/2 x 7-1/2 image of large group of men wearing kilts and in full Scottish dress with their instruments. On a trimmed brown mount; circa 1915.
|St. Louis Wedding Cabinet Cards|
Two images of happily married couples. Each bride wears a wedding gown and stands by her husband, who sits. By Hammer and Gemelli, both of St. Louis.
|German Locket with Photos of Husband and Wife|
German locket measuring 1-1/8 in diameter. With an emblem on the front with the German phrase 'Freiheit Gleichheit Bruederlichkeit'. With script engraving on the reverse. With two images inside, most likely man and wife.
|Joan Collins Silver Photographs|
Two silver images measuring 8 x 10 feature Joan Collins. one shows the actress with June Allyson and Leslie Nielson.
Joan Collins played conniving glamourpuss Alexis Carrington Colby on the TV soap opera Dynasty (1981-89). Collins began in...
|Alice Atherton by Scholl Cabinet Card|
Excellent actress cabinet card by Scholl of Philadelphia. Alice Atherton (1854-1899) who seems to have been born in London, was one of the original members of the Lydia Thompson's Company, working with them from 1870 until 1877. After her years with ...
|Guy Mitchell Signed Photograph by Kriegsmann|
Circa 1950 silver image of musician and actor Guy Mitchell. With James J. Kriegsmann's photographic logo in the negative. Born Albert George Cernick in 1925, he died in 2002.
He was signed by Warner Brothers as a child for his possible fut...
|Heritage House Limited Edition Carousel|
From the Heritage House. This wonderful music box plays Love Story. With 'Carousel Collection Heritage House Worldwide Limited Edition 24,500' stamped on top in gold. Approximately 8-1/2 inches tall
|Yale Musicians and Athletes|
One image of two photographs measuring 10-1/2" x 8" on a larger mount. The first image is of bandmembers with their instruments - banjoes, guitars, etc. The other is an athletic team.
|Man with Violin and Seated Wife Cabinet Card|
He plays the violin while she sits elegantly with sheet music in her lap.
|Fisk University Music School by Carl Van Vechten|
Rare portrait of the Music School, Fisk University, Nashville, TN, May 14, 1957 by Carl Van Vechten, January 12, 1949, studio and blindstamp, 10' x 7'. Light stain at top.
Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 - December 21, 1964) was an Americ...
|Trombonist Cabinet Card|
Nice cabinet card of young musician holding his trombone.
|City Street Scene Outside Music Hall|
Silver photograph on a trimmed mount of a Music Hall featuring a concert by pianist Franz Graf. Measures 8" x 10"
Possibly bandsman or similar: four men wearing uniforms the "WIS" emblem on their caps and uniforms. They stand with what appears to be swords at their sides. By Perdieu Studio of Milwaukee. Measures 7-1/4" x 9-1/2" mount.
CDV of a bandsman in full uniform holding his trumpet. Nice image of a musician; circa 1880
8" x 10" silver print of a marching band. Circa 1930s.
|Man Playing Violin Cabinet|
Nice image of a young man playing the violin. The case is on the ground to his right.
Great image of a young man holding his violin.
|Bandsman with Trumpet|
Cabinet card of a bandsman in full uniform holding his trumpet. Circa 1890.
|Sixth Plate Tins - Husband and Wife|
Two images - one of a man and another of a woman holding a book. Great pair of uncased images that have been kept together as a wedding couple.
|Children Musicians: Violinsist and Drummer Boy|
CDV of a two small boys. The taller and apparently older one holds a violin and bow. The smaller lad wears his drum strapped to him and has a drumstick in his hand.
|The Dewey Triumphal Arch Cabinet Card|
Titled on mount recto as 'The Dewey Triumphal Arch Cabinet Card / New York City', this cabinet card features this wood-and-plaster arch and colonnade at Madison Square. It was the focal point of Commodore George Dewey's triumphal procession through N...
|Fraternal Order of Eagles Silver Photograph|
Silver image measuring 5 x 6-3/4; circa 1930 of a group of fraternal members standing in formation of the Lacrosse, Wisconsin chapter (Eagle's Aerie 1254). On February 6th, 1898 the Fraternal Order of Eagles was founded by six theater owners sitting ...
|Actress Elizabeth Davis Cabinet Card|
Lizzie Davis was a variety performer. She took the New York stage at the National Music Hall in December, 1861. With Conley of Boston photographic logo mount recto.