|Jessie Bartlett Davis by Newsboy Cabinet Card|
Cabinet card of opera star Jessie Bartlett Davis. Identified in the negative and numbered 30. With Newsboy's photographic logo mount recto.
Jessie Bartlett Davis (1861-1905) was a contralto and operetta star. Born in Illinois, the daughter ...
|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.
|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.
|Autographed Ann Blyth Silver Photograph|
8 x 10 photograph signed by the actress. A radio singer at age 5, American actress Ann Blyth studied for an operatic career, making her debut in this endeavor with the San Carlo Opera Company. In 1943, at age 15, Ann was playing Paul Lukas' daughter...
|Olympic Swimmer Elinor Holm Photograph|
Born December, 1913 she went on to win gold medal in 100m backstroke at 1932 Olympics. She was thrown off '36 U.S. team for drinking champagne in public and shooting craps on boat to Germany. After she quit swimming, Holm played Jane opposite fellow ...
|German Opera Cabinet Card of Cavalleria Rusticana|
Cabinet card of an actor most likely from the German production of the Italian Opera Cavalleria Rusticana. With Otto Liebert photographic stamp mount recto. Cavalleria Rusticana: melodramma in one act, libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido...
|Signed Chita Rivera Photograph|
8 x 10 silver photograph autographed by Rivera. The daughter of late musician Pedro del Rivero, Chita was born in 1933 and was training in ballet by age 11 in Washington D.C. She moved to New York with her family and auditioned as a young teenager f...
|Cornet Player Cabinet Card|
Cabinet card of a bandsman wearing a tuxedo with tails and holding his cornet.
|Newsboy Cabinet Card of Actress Minnie Palmer|
Numbered 27 and identified 'Minnie Palmer' mount recto along with Newsboy's photographic logo. Minnie Palmer (1860-1932) was an actress and performer. At age eight she journeyed to Europe to study music in Vienna and dance in Paris. Palmer made her ...
|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...