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Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers

Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1899
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3390
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of sixteen cartes-de-visite depicting American and European actors, actresses, performers and celebrities. Celebrities portrayed include Ludwig Barnay, Charles Rollin Decker, Samuel Edgar Houghton, Henry Irving, Lillie Langtry, Helena Modjeska, Dame Ellen Terry, Georgina Elisabeth Ward, and Josefine Wessely. Origins of the prints include photographic studios in London, Dresden, Hamburg, Chicago, Syracuse, Boston and New York.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cartes-de-visite of 19th century performers, ms3390, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Carte de visite photographs.
Celebrities -- Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Cartes-de-visite, 1850-1899