• Creator
  • Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896
  • Created Date
  • unidentified
  • Description
  • Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Actress b. Jean Davenport, May 1830, Scotland d. 1903Stamped on mount: Sarony, 680 Broadway, N.Y.Handwritten on verso of image: Hester Prynne & Pearl, Scarlet Letter (This Mrs. Lander's own handwriting)Researcher note (10/2011): The child actress in the photo is "Little Mabel" Struthers, the daughter of Robert and Jeannie S... more
    Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Actress b. Jean Davenport, May 1830, Scotland d. 1903Stamped on mount: Sarony, 680 Broadway, N.Y.Handwritten on verso of image: Hester Prynne & Pearl, Scarlet Letter (This Mrs. Lander's own handwriting)Researcher note (10/2011): The child actress in the photo is "Little Mabel" Struthers, the daughter of Robert and Jeannie Struthers. (Mrs. Struthers' maiden name and stage name was Jeannie Gourlay. She was the star of John T. Ford's resident company at Ford's Theatre in Washington on the night Lincoln was shot.) PH Coll 75.358. 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