• Creator
  • O'Brien, Neil
  • Created Date
  • 1895
  • Publisher
  • Cincinnati and New York: The Strobridge Lithographic Company
  • Description
  • The image shows a man in blackface with a giant rooster in the background. In the lower left corner, the actor Jack "Smoke" Gray is pictured without blackface. The caption reads "Neil O'Brien and the great American super-minstrels. O'Brien (c. 1869-1954) began as the endman in Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. He appears as an actor in several quasi-Shakespearean productions and farces in the early years of the century, and went solo after 1915. A r... more
    The image shows a man in blackface with a giant rooster in the background. In the lower left corner, the actor Jack "Smoke" Gray is pictured without blackface. The caption reads "Neil O'Brien and the great American super-minstrels. O'Brien (c. 1869-1954) began as the endman in Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. He appears as an actor in several quasi-Shakespearean productions and farces in the early years of the century, and went solo after 1915. A recording of him singing with James J. Corbett is available on "The Monarchs of Minstrelsy. less
  • Format
  • Color lithograph
    51 cm by 79 cm
  • Rights
  • Based on the date of publication, this material is believed to be in the public domain.