• Creator
  • Brady, Matthew B., ca. 1823-1896
  • Created Date
  • unidentified
  • Description
  • Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.John K. Mortimer, actor, b. 1830, New York d. September 17, 1878, California, possible suicide.Thomas J. Hind, actor, b. July 18, 1815, England. As a boy, worked at Cox's Printing Office, London, on the same printing press that Benjamin Franklin occasionally worked on in 1725.Handwritten on verso of image: J.K. Mortimer & T... more
    Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.John K. Mortimer, actor, b. 1830, New York d. September 17, 1878, California, possible suicide.Thomas J. Hind, actor, b. July 18, 1815, England. As a boy, worked at Cox's Printing Office, London, on the same printing press that Benjamin Franklin occasionally worked on in 1725.Handwritten on verso of image: J.K. Mortimer & T.J. Hind in Streets of N.Y.Stamped on verso of image: Published by E. & H.T. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New York. From Photographic Negative in Brady's National Portrait GalleryPH Coll 75.411. 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