• Creator
  • Jeremiah Gurney & Son
  • Created Date
  • unidentified
  • Description
  • Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Singer, actor gave San Francisco’s first entertainment on June 22, 1849, at the Police Office, with a program consisting of vocal music and recitations, and with the front row reserved for ladies b. ca. 1820, England d. 1898Caption on mount: Gurney & Son, Photo, N.Y.Handwritten on verso of image: Stephen MassettStamped on v... more
    Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Singer, actor gave San Francisco’s first entertainment on June 22, 1849, at the Police Office, with a program consisting of vocal music and recitations, and with the front row reserved for ladies b. ca. 1820, England d. 1898Caption on mount: Gurney & Son, Photo, N.Y.Handwritten on verso of image: Stephen MassettStamped on verso of image: J. Gurney & Son, Photographic Artists, 707 Broadway, N.Y.PH Coll 75.390. less
  • 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