• Creator
  • Jeremiah Gurney & Son
  • Created Date
  • 1866
  • Description
  • Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Actress considered Italy's greatest actress of the 19th century first toured America in 1866 b. 1822, Italy d. 1906Caption on mount: J. Gurney & Son, Photo, N.Y.Handwritten on verso of image: ristori as Queen Elizabeth, 1866Stamped on verso of image: J. Gurney & Son, Photographic Artists, 707 Broadway, N.Y.PH Coll 75.473.
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Mounted on cardboard: silver gelatin, b&w : 2.5 x 4 in.
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003