1988
Stone, Henry Dickinson
  Personal recollections of the drama, or theatrical reminiscences, embracing sketches of prominent actors and actresses, their chief characteristics, original anecdotes of them, and incidents connected therewith. Albany, Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1873
316 p., frontis., illus., ports
PN 2248 S7
   
1989
Taylor, Elizabeth
  Authentic memoirs of Mrs. Clarke, in which is portrayed the secret history and intrigues of many characters in the first circles of fashion and high life; and containing the whole of her correspondence during the time she lived under the protection of his royal highness to Duke of York, the gallant Duke’s love letters and other interesting papers never before published. London, Thomas Tegg, 1809
212 p., col. port
PN 2598 C45 T3
   
1990
Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880
  Charles Dickens. The story of his life. By the author of the "Life of Thackerary." With illustrations and facsimiles. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1870
110 p., illus., ports, facs.
Paper covers bound in
PR 4581 T4
   
1991
The theatrical times; a weekly magazine of thespian biography, original dramatic essays, provincial, continental, American, metropolitan theatricals; a complete record of public amusements, with original portraits of eminent living actors. v. 1-4, n. 8 (no. 1-145), June 13, 1846-March 17,1849; n.s. 1-4, Sept. 13-Oct 4, 1851. London. S. Grieves
5 v. in 1., illus., ports
Endleaf note: "Lacks nos. 34 + 35; June 13, 1846 to March 25, 1848 inclusive."
Library also lacks nos. 100-145; n.s. 1-4; April 1, 1848-Oct. 4, 1851
PN 2001 T6
   
1992
The thespian dictionary; or, dramatic biography of the eighteenth century; containing sketches of the lives, productions, & c.of all the principal managers, dramatists, composers, commentators, actors, and actresses, of the United Kingdom: interspersed with several original anecdotes; and forming a concise history of the English stage. London, Printed by J. Cundee for T. Hurst, 1802
l v. (unpaged), frontis., 7 col. ports
"Bound by Bayntun Bath Eng"
PN 2597 T5 1802
   
1993
Thomas, Augustus, 1857-1934
  The print of my remembrance. Illustrated with photographs and numerous drawings by the author. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1922
477 p., plates, ports (frontis.)
PS 3023 A4
   
1994
Thomas Buchanan Read, March 12, 1822-May 11,1872. A memorial. [Hopewell, Pennsylvania] 1922
30 p., frontis., port, illus.
Includes sketch of the life of Thomas Buchanan Read by Lewis Harley. Memorial service, Hopewell Methodist Episcopal Church, May 30, 1922
PS 2686 T45
   
1995
Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914
  The life, crime, and capture of John Wilkes Booth, with a full sketch of the conspiracy of which he was the leader, and the pursuit, trial and execution of his accomplices. New York, Dick & Fitzgerald, ca. 1865
[65] p., frontis. port, illus.
At end: Catalogue of books published by Dick & Fitzgerald. [14] p. (page numbering irregular)
Paper covers bound in
E 457.5 T742
   
1996
The trail of the assasins and conspirators of Washington City, D. C., May and June, 1865, for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln. Full of illustrative engravings. Being a full and verbatim report of the testimony of all the witnesses examined in the whole trail. . .The whole being complete and unabridged in this volume, being prepared on the spot by the special correspondents and reporters of the Philadelphia Daily Inquirer, expressly for this edition. Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers, ca. 1865
210 p., illus.
At head of title: Complete and unabridged edition. Containing the whole of the suppressed evidence
Thin paper edition. Paper covers bound in
E 457.7 T83
   
1997
Trumble, Alfred
  Great artists of the American stage. A portrait gallery of the leading actors and actresses of America. With critical biographies. Part I. New York, Richard K. Fox, 1882
73 p., plates, ports, title vignette
No more published?
PN 2285 T7
   
1998
Vandenhoff, George, 1820-1884
  Leaves from an actor’s note-book; with reminiscences and chit-chat of the green-room and the stage, in England and America. New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1860
347 p.
Published also under the title: Dramatic reminiscences; or, actors, and actresses in England and America. . .Ed., with preface, by Henry Seymour Carlton. London, 1860
PN 2598 V3 A33
   
1999
Waldron, Francis Godolphin, 1744-1818
  The Shakespearean miscellany: containing a collection of scarce and valuable tracts; biographical anecdotes of theatrical performers; with portraits of ancient and modern actors (of many whom there are no prints extant) scarce and original poetry; and curious remains of antiquity. . .Printed chiefly from manuscripts, in the possession of, and with occasional notes by, F. G. Waldron. London, Printed by Knight and Compton, 1802
45, 3, 84, 50 p., illus. ports
Contents: The life, and surprising adventures, miracles, & ca. of the prophet Abraham; Miscellaneous antiquities; Miscellaneous poetry; The English stage
Endpaper inscription: "Perfect copies of this book are very scarce. This copy contains all the plates, including the rare one of Theophilus Cibber and Tom Davies and all fine impressing. I have been around among the ‘old’ book stores, and visited collectors for the last five years, and this is only the third perfect copy of this book that I have seen. Sunday night Feb 9, 1873."
PR 1105 W3 1802
   
2000
Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1852
  Chronology of the American stage, from 1752-1852. New York, O. A. Roorbach, ca. 1852
191 p.
Paper covers bound in
PN 2251 W4
   
2001
Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859
  Twenty-six years of the life of an actor and manager. Interspersed with sketches, anecdotes and opinions of the professional merits of the most celebrated actors and actresses of our day. New York, Burgess, Stringer and Company, 1847
2 v.
Bookplate on front endpaper: entwined WHT
PN 2251 W45
   
2002
Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859
  Theatrical biography: or, the life of an actor and manager. Interspersed with sketches, anecdotes, and opinions of the professional merits of the most celebrated actors and actresses of our day. By Francis Courtney Wemyss. Glasgow, R. Griffin & Co., 1848
2 v., unbound and extra-illustrated
First published under title: Twenty-six years of the life of an actor and manager
PN 2251 W45x
   
2002(3)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-18
Mr. Wemyss, as Rolando. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 2115, Butler 564
69
   
2002(7)
Walnut St. Theatre
eng 6x8 cm
   
2002(8)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Bartley, as Falstaff. [London] G. Virtue, 1826
eng 7x5 cm
Clint, del.
   
2002(10)
Mackenzie, K
Mr. H. Johnston
eng 8½x6½ cm
from an original drawing by Dighton
   
2002(12)
Thompson, P.
Miss De Camp as Foible [in Way of the World]. London, G. Cawthorn British Library, 1796
eng 11½x8 cm
Roberts, artist
   
2002(15)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Kemble
eng 9½x7½ cm
Engraved for Mirror of Taste
Stauffer 795, Butler 219
   
2002(16)
Cook, H. R.
Mr. Charles Kemble as Giraldi Fazio. London, T. & I. Elvey, 1821
eng 6½x5 cm
   
2002(18)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Heny. Siddons. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1802
eng 9½x7½ cm
from a drawing by Edridge
   
2002(20)
Angus, William, 1752-1821
Mr. Ryder in the character of Lovegold [in The Miser]. W. Lowndes, 1788
eng 12½x8 cm
Ryley, artist
   
2002(22)
Arch Street Theatre
eng 7½x11½ cm
   
2002(24)
Tiebout, Cornelius, 1773-1832
Robert Burns
eng 12½x8½ cm
   
2002(26)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. H. Johnston in the character of Hamlet. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1800
eng 9x7½ cm
R. K. Porter, artist
   
2002(28)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Liston as Tony Lumpkin. London, G. Virtue, 1825
eng 10x7½ cm
T. O. Steeden, artist
   
2002(31)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Munden. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1799
eng 9x7 cm
from a miniature by Wood
   
2002(32)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Emery, as Farmer Ashfield. London, G. Virtue, 1825
eng 11½x7½ cm
J. Kennerley, artist
   
2002(35)
Page
Mr. D. Meadows, as Simon Pure. [London] Duncombe, Sr.
eng 9½x7 cm
   
2002(37)
Ellis, George B
Mr. Booth, as Brutus
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 964; Butler 242
   
2002(38)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mrs. Siddons
eng 9½x7½ cm
Stauffer 874; Butler 229
   
2002(41)
Mr. Kean, in the character of King Richard IIId. [London] G. & S. Robinson, 1814
eng 9x7½ cm
No. 6. Lady’s Magazine. June, 1814.
   
2002(42)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Cowell as Crack. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 573; Butler 201
   
2002(45)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Rayner, as Giles. [London] G. Virtue, 1825
eng 11½x7½ cm
drawn by Kennerly from a picture by Hartley
   
2002(48)
Meyer, Henry, 1783-1847
Mrs. Glover. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1802
eng 8x6 cm
from an original miniature
   
2002(50)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Macready as Macbeth. Philadelphia, Thos. T. Ash, 1827
eng 9x8 cm
Lopez and Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Staufer 611; Butler 206
   
2002(52)
Rogers, John ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Miss O’Neill, as Belvidera. London, G. Virtue, 1825
eng 10x7½ cm
Devis, artist
   
2002(54)
Holllis, George, 1792-1842
Mr. Osbaldiston in Hofer. Camden New Town, J. Cumberland, 1832
eng 9½x7 cm
Bliss, artist
Butler, 1967(128)
   
2002(56)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Elliston. [London] T. Bellamy, 1796
eng 9x7½ cm
from a picture by Drummond; for the Monthly Mirror
Butler 1928 (298)
   
2002(58)
Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1857
Mrs. Edwin. [London] Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1810
eng 9x7 cm
De Wilde, artist
   
2002(61)
Cook, H. R.
Mr. Egerton, as Clytus
eng 12x8 cm
Wageman, artist
   
2002(63)
Ellis, George B
Mr. Wood, as Stephen Foster. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffe 974; Butler 243
   
2002(64)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Warren
eng 9x7½ cm
Sully, artist
Stauffer 890; Butler 226
   
2002(66)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Francis, as Miss Harlow. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez and Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 1975; Butler 566
   
2002(68)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Francis, as Sir George Thunder. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez and Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 1974; Butler 561
 
2002(70)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Thos. Cooper. [ca. 1800]
eng 11x9 cm
Stauffer 736; Butler 233
   
2002(73)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mrs. Wood
eng 9x7½ cm
R. Peale, artist
Stauffer 918; Butler 232
 
2002(74)
Mr. Lewis in the character of Hippolitus. [London] I. Wenmann, 1777
eng 11½x8½ cm
   
2002(76)
Meyer, Henry, 1783-1847
Mr .Matthews in the character of Mr. Wiggins. London, J. Virtue, 1826
eng 10½x7 cm
 
   
2002(79)
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884
Stephen Price, manager of Drury Lane Theatre, London, and Park Theatre, New York. [N. Y., T. H. Morrell] 1872
eng 10½x10 cm
from a painting by S. W. Reynolds
Butler 336
   
2002(81)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
[Group in costume] Boston
eng 5½x11 cm
includes: Francis, H. Wallack, Pelby, Warren, Burke, Wood, Hilson
Butler 1967 (514)
   
2002(82)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Duff, as Marmion. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle; printed by B. Rogers
Stauffer 580; Butler 202
   
2002(85)
Bonar & Cumming
Geo. H. Barrett
eng 10½x9 cm
Eng for the Modern Standard Drama
Butler 71
   
2002(86)
Wood, William B., 1779-1861
Holograph signature
   
2002(89)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
The late Mrs. Morris. 1828
eng 8½x7 cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
Butler 481
   
2002(90)
Longacre, James Brown, 1794-1869
Miss Kelly, as Beatrice. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle; printed by B. Rogers
Stauffer 2029; Butler 560
   
2002(92)
Steel, James W., 1799-1879
Mrs. Darley as Amelia
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. C. Darley
Stauffe 3004; Butler 898
   
2002(94)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. E. Forrest as Rolla. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 584; Butler 203
   
2002(96)
William Rufus Blake
eng 4x3 cm
   
2002(99)
Illman Brothers
Edwin Forrest. Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers
eng 9½x8½ cm
facsimile autograph
   
2002(100)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Kean, as King Richard the Third. London, G. Virtue, 1825
eng 10x7½ cm
T. O. Steeden, artist
   
2002(103)
Page, R
Mr. Macready as Rob Roy. London, T. & I. Elvey
eng 10x7 cm
   
2002(105)
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-
Miss Povey. [London] Dean & Munday, 1821
eng 8½x9 cm
Miss Rose Emma Drummond, artist
   
2002(106)
Ridly & Co
Mr. Cooke of the Theatre Royal Covent Garden. Cornhill, J. Aspern, 1807
eng 9½x7½ cm
European Magazine
   
2002(108)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Cooke as Sir Pertinax Macsycophant
eng 11x7 cm
C. R. Leslie, artist
Engraved for Mirror of Taste
Stauffer 733; Butler 217
   
2002(111)
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-
Mr. Wallack as Charolois. Camden, John Cumberland
eng 12x7 cm
Wageman, artist
   
2002(113)
Illman, Thomas, d. ca. 1859
Miss Emery as Lisette in the Sergeant’s Wife
eng 8½x7 cm
Wageman, artist
   
2002(114)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Warren, as Sir Peter Teazle
eng 9x8 cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 2102; Butler 563
   
2002(117)
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-
Mr. Horn, as Beauchamp. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1823
eng 12x8 cm
from a drawing by Wageman
   
2002(119)
Kennerly, J
Mrs. Sloman, as Belvidera, in Venice Preserved. [London] Duncombe
eng 13x7½ cm
   
2002(121)
Mr. Sloman, as dressed in character for his Three part Medley
eng 13½x8½ cm (colored)
Butler 687
   
2002(122)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mrs. Darley
eng 8½x7 cm
Doyle, artist
Stauffer 733; Butler 222
   
2002(127)
Gimber, Stephen Henry, 1806-1862
Miss George, in the character of Rosetta
eng 7x7½ cm
I. Notz, artist
   
2002(128)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Miss Clara Fisher, as Madame Josephine, in the Actress of all work. London, T. & I. Elvey, 1822
eng 10x7 cm
T. Wageman, artist
Butler 811
   
2002(130)
William Henry West Betty, the extraordinary phenomena of 1804, called the Young Roscius, born 13th September 1791. London, R. S. Kirby, 1804
eng 11x10½ cm
   
2002(132)
Miss Rock
eng 6½x4½ cm
   
2002(134)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Pearman, as Leander. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1823
eng 12½x8½ cm
Wageman, artist
   
2002(136)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Hilson as Tyke. Philadelphia, A. R Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 595; Butler 205
   
2002(138)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Wood
eng 11x10 cm
T. Sully, artist
Stauffer 919; Butler 227
   
2002(140)
Herr Cline. New York, Mayer, Merkel & Ottman, Lith
lith 9½x9 cm
   
2002(142)
Leney, William S
Master Payne
eng 7½x 6 cm
from the original miniature by Wood
Stauffer 1830; Butler 550
   
2002(145)
Ellis, George B
[Group of individual framed portraits]
eng 10½x7 cm
includes: Garcia, Burns, Sontag, Moore, Catalani, Sinclair, Dibdin, Paton, Braham
   
2002(146)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Holman. [London] T. Bellamy, 1798
eng 8½x7 cm
from an original miniature by Taylor
   
2002(148)
Madame Achille
lith 8½x8½ cm
   
2002(150)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
[Group] Andrews, Forrest, Macready, Holland, Cooper, Sloman, Blissett, and Master Burke
eng 6x11 cm
Butler 479
   
2002(152a)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Jefferson as Solus
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 785; Butler 225
   
2002(153)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Charles Fisher
eng 8½x8 cm
Butler 386
   
2002(154)
Ferris, Stephen James, 1835-1915
James E. Murdoch. 1880
eng 12x10 cm
Butler 263
   
2002(157)
Cooke
Mr. Decamp, as Figaro. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1822
eng 10x8 cm
from an original painting by Clint; for Oxberry’s New English Drama
   
2002(158)
Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893
Autograph signature
   
2002(160)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
[Group in costume] Boston
eng 7x13 cm
includes: Kean, Barnes, Brown, Finn, Kilner, Jefferson, Mathews
Butler 480
   
2002(1630
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Master Burke
eng 11x8½ cm
T. Wageman, artist
engraved for the Dramatic Magazine
   
2002(164)
Chestnut Street Theatre
eng 7½x9 cm
   
2002(167)
Kennerly, J
Mr. Sinclair, as Don Carlos, in the Duenna. London, T. & I. Elvey, 1825
eng 11x7 cm
   
2002(168)
Tuthill, William H
Mr. Roberts as Wormwood. New York, Eltons Theatrical Print Store
eng 10x6 cm (color)
Butler 943
 
2002(170)
Hedouin, Edm
Melle. Rachel dans Phedre
eng 14x9½ cm
Jouaust, edr.
   
2002(172)
Josephine Clifton
pencil and wash sketch 8x7½ cm
   
2002(175)
Sarony, Napolean, 1821-1896
George Handel Hill. New York
lith 14x9 cm
   
2002(177)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mrs. Duff, as Mary. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 1967; Butler 565
   
2002(178)
Fairburn, J
Mr. T. Rice as Jim Crow. London
eng 10x7½ cm
   
2002(180)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mrs. Hilson as Margaret Overreach. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 594; Butler 208
   
2002(182)
Miss Fanny Kemble as Julia in the Hunchback
eng 11½x7½ cm
   
2002(184)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. C. Kemble as Romeo. London, G. Virtue, 1825
eng 10½x7 cm
R. Page artist; printed by J. Neale
Butler 814
   
2002(187)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
C. Kean
eng 11½x8 cm
signed by Hollyer
"#8 of 55 signed proofs. J. O. Wright & Co."
Butler 1967 (234)
   
2002(188)
Mr. Wilkinson, as Bob Logic in Tom & Jerry
eng 13x8 cm (color)
   
2002(190)
Kean, Charles John, 1811-1868
autograph signature. Philadelphia, 17 October 1865
   
2002(192)
Page, Junr
Mr. Wood, as The Sultan
eng 10x7 cm
   
2002(194)
Mr. John Sefton as Jemmy Twitcher
eng 10x6 cm
engraved for the Mirror Drama
   
2002(196)
Sands, J
Tyrone Power [London] Chapman & Hall
eng 9x7 cm
J. Simpson, artist
   
2002(198)
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1809-1883
Mrs. J. Sefton as Grace Peabody in Ladies Beware
eng 12x9 cm
engraved for the Modern Standard Drama
Butler 761
   
2002(201)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-ca. 1862
Wm. E. Burton
eng 5½x7 cm
engraved for French’s Standard Drama
Butler 1926(59)
   
2002(202)
Lane, Richard James, 1800-1872
Miss Paton, in the character of Reiza in Weber’s celebrated opera of Oberon. [London] S. Robinson
lith 9½x7½ cm
from a painting by F. Meyer; printed by C. Hullmandel
 
2002(205)
Hall, John, 1739-1797
Miss Elphinstone in Constance. Camden, J. Cumberland, 1840
eng 9x8½ cm
E. Walker, artist
   
2002(206)
Woodman, Richard, 1784-1859
Mr. Knowles in Master Walter. Camden, Cumberland & Son, 1841
eng 10x7 cm
Wageman, artist
   
2002(207)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Booth, as Brutus. [London] G. Virtue, 1826
eng 7½x5 cm
T. Wageman, artist
Butler 813
   
2002(208)
Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852
autograph signature
 
2002(210)
R. T. Conrad
eng 7x5½ cm
   
2002(213)
William Sefton
eng 5x4 cm
   
2002(214)
Celeste as the Maid of Cashmere. London, Rock & Co
eng 6½ cm
   
2002(217)
Thomson, J
Mr. Abbott as Colonel Mannering
eng 13x10 cm
J. Partridge, artist
Butler 1926(15)
   
2002(218)
Cruikshank, Isaac Robert, 1789-1856
Mr. John Reeve as Captain Boroughcliff
eng 11x7 cm
   
2002(220)
Sol Smith
eng 8½x5½ cm
   
2002(223)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Miss Jarman as Mrs. Beverly
eng 7x5 cm
Wageman, artist
   
2002(224)
Conner, Edmon S., b. 1809
autograph signature
   
2002(227)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mrs. Barnes as Billy Lackaday. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 556; Butler 200
   
2002(228)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mrs. Barnes as Isabella. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 557; Butler 207
   
2002(230)
McGoffin. John, 1813-
Edmon S. Conner as Wallace. [New York] Turner & Fisher
eng 12½x7½ cm
"engraved by J. Magoffin"
Butler 570
   
2002(233)
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1809-1883
F. M. Kent. New York
eng 10x8 cm
Butler 760
   
2002(235)
Jones, Thomas
Mr. Keeley, as Billy Black
eng 10½x7 cm
   
2002(236)
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-
Miss Ellen Tree. [London] Dean & Munday, 1827
eng 9x7 cm
Eliza Drummond, artist
   
2002(238)
Mr. Vandenhoff as Adrastus
eng 10½x8 cm
engraved for Burton’s Magazine
   
2002(241)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Garrick
eng 10x8 cm
Stauffer 766-II; Butler 1928(210)
   
2002(242)
Hopwood, James, 1752-1819
J. P. Kemble. [London] H. D. Symonds, 1808
eng 8½x7 cm
W. Beachey, artist
   
2002(245)
Woodman, Richard, 1784-1859
Mr. Vandenhoff in Sir Giles Overreach. Camden, J. Cumberland & Son, 1841
eng 11x7 cm
R. W. Buss, artist
   
2002(246)
Mlle Augusta
lith 10x8 cm
   
2002(248)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-ca. 1862
Edwin Forrest
eng 6x6½ cm
engraved for French’s American Drama from a dag by Meade & Bro.
Butler 893
   
2002(251)
James H. Hackett, Esq.
eng 10x8 cm
eng'd for the Modern Standard Drama
   
2002(252)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Madam Vestris as Olivia, in John of Paris
eng 12½x10 cm
   
2002(255)
Burton, William Evans, 1804-1860
autograph signature
   
2002(256)
Clay, Edward Williams, 1799-1857
Miss Poole, as Marcelline, in the opera of Fidelio, Park Theatre, New York. New York, Lithy of John Childs
lith 12½x6 cm
Butler 132
   
2002(258)
Hollyer, Samuel
Louisa Drew [ca .1870]
eng 11x8½ cm
Sarony, artist
Butler 413
   
2002(260)
John R. Scott as Pierre
pencil and ink sketch 9½x8 cm
   
2002(263)
Wright, Thomas, 1792-1849
Miss Frances Elizabeth Copeland. [London] Dean & Munday, 1820
eng 10½x10 cm
I. R. Barfoot, artist
   
2002(265)
Fanny Elssler
lith 9x9 cm
   
2002(268)
Sartain, John, 1808-1897
Charlotte Cushman. ca. 1896
eng 8x7 cm
Butler 388
   
2002(270)
Armstrong
T. H. Hadaway
eng 5x5½ cm
Wiser, artist
 
   
2002(273)
W. Mitchell
eng 15x8½ cm
A. B., artist
   
2002(274)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
  Mr. Braham. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1803
eng 9½x8 cm
Allingham, artist
   
2002(276)
Mackenzie, K
Mr. Incledon
eng 9x6½ cm
Dighton, artist
   
2002(279)
McGoffin, John, 1813-
Miss Alexina Fisher as Desdemona. New York, Turner & Fisher, [ca. 1850]
eng 8½x7½ cm
printed by E. W. Rogers
Butler 575
   
2002(280)
Williams, E. G.
Henry Placide. New York
eng 9½x9½ cm
   
2002(282)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-1862
Barney Williams
eng 8x6 cm
engraved for French’s American Drama
Butler 892
 
2002(285)
W. H. Williams as Humphrey Clinker
eng 9x6 cm
proof
   
2002(286)
Illman, Thomas, d. ca. 1859
Edmund Simpson Esq. New York, E. M. Murden
eng 9x7½ cm
from a painting by Jarvis; G. Neale, printer
Butler 438
 
2002(289)
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1809-1883
Tho. S. Hamblin. New York
eng 10½x8½ cm
Butler 763
   
2002(290)
Destruction of the National Theatre, New York, September 23, 1839
wood eng 8x10½ cm
   
2002(292)
Page, R
J. B. Buckstone. London, Chapman & Hall
eng 9x7 cm
MacClise, artist
   
2002(294)
Page, W. T.
Miss Inverarity as Cinderella
eng 10½x7½ cm
Findley, artist
   
2002(297)
Engleheart
Lord Byron. [London] 1827
eng 8x6½ cm
W. E. West, artist
published for the Proprietors of the Literary Souvenir
   
2002(299)
Smith, H. Wright
Leigh Hunt
eng 7½x6 cm
J. Hayter, artist
   
2002(300)
Brougham, John, 1810-1880
autograph signature. New York, February 7, 1875
   
2002(303)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-1862
John Brougham. [ca. 1850]
eng 8x6 cm
engraved for French’s American Drama
Butler 894
   
2002(304)
Busby, T. L.
Miss Nelson, [as Rose in the Recruiting Office. London, Whittaker, Treacher & Arnot, 1829]
eng 12x9½ cm
R. Cruikshank, artist
Butler 105
   
2002(306)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Chas. R. Thorne, Sr.
eng 8x8 cm
proof before lettering
Butler 387
   
2002(308)
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-
Mr. Wallack in Charolois. Camden, John Cumberland
eng 12x7 cm
Wageman, artist
Butler 2002 (111)
   
2002(311)
Graham, A. W.
Wm. B. Wood
eng 9½x7½ cm
from a dag. by M. P. Simons
Butler 302
   
2002(313)
J. B. Booth
eng 10½x8½ cm
   
2002(314)
Steel, James W., 1799-1879
The late Mr. Burke. [Philadelphia, F. C. Wemyss, 1827]
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
drawn & engraved by J. W. Steel from a sketch by J. Wood
Stauffer 3002; Butler 897
   
2002(316)
Hall, John, 1739-1797
Mr. Anderson in Huon. Camden, J. Cumberland, 1840
eng 10x6½ cm
E. Walker, artist
   
2002(318)
Schroder, F
Ole Bull. Ritter
eng 10x9½ cm
   
2002(320)
Mrs. Anne Seguin as Norma
eng 9x8 cm
   
2002(322)
Bonar, Thomas
Mrs. Shaw
eng 11x8½ cm
from a dag for M. Douglass
Butler 70
   
2003
Whitton, Joseph
  "The naked truth!" An inside history of the Black Crook. [Philadelphia, H. W. Shaw Co., ca. 1897]
32 p.
Paper covers bound in, illus.
Inscription on paper cover: "Robt C Butler Compliments Joseph Whitton."
PN 2256 W5
   
2004
Whitton, Joseph
  Wags of the stage. Philadelphia, George H. Rigby, 1902
264 p., plates, ports
At head of title: Edition de luxe
"This edition is limited to five hundred copies, of which this is no. 1."
Publisher’s advertisement bound in at front
Clippings to fly leaf: Joseph Whitton, letter, May 14, 1902, to Robert C. Butler: "It is a source of gratification to me to present you, with my compliments and best wishes, copy no. 1 of the "Wags of the Stage."
PN 2217 W5
   
2005
Willard, George Owen
  History of the Providence stage, 1762-1891. By George O. Willard, including sketches of many prominent actors who have appeared in America. Providence, The Rhode Island News Company, 1891
298 p., frontis. port
"Obtaining the consent of Mr. [Charles] Blake to embody his history [published in 1868] in this work, the writer has added several sketches of prominent stars to the former, and has continued the record up to the present year." Preface
PN 2277 P6 W5
2006
Williams, Barney, 1823-1876
  Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williams’ Irish boy and Yankee gal songster, containing a selection of songs as sung by those two artists throughout England, Ireland, Scotland and Whales, and before the crowned heads of Europe, and in all the principal theatres of the United States, with great success. Philadelphia, Robert F. Simpson, 1860
67 p., illus.
Also contents pages for Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williams’ Irish songster, Dixey’s essence of burnt cork, and Carncross and Sharpley’s minstrel melodies
"The illustrations of this book are engraved on wood, by Noble and Nagle, from photographs, taken by Dinmore & Co., No. 730 Chestnut Street, Phila." p. 67
Cover caption: Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williams’ Irish Boy & Yankee Gal Songster. E. Price, 150 South Third Street, Philadelphia
Illustrated paper cover
ML 3654 W5x
   
2007
Williams, Henry Llewellyn, b. 1842
  The "Queen of the drama!" Mary Anderson: her life on and off the stage. Together with select recitations from all the great plays in which she has delighted two continents. By Henry L. Williams. New York, Charles St. Clair, [1885?]
128 p.
Paper covers, illus.
Two copies
PN 2287 A6 W5 1885a
   
2008
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
  The Eugene Field I knew. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1898
128 p., frontis. port, plates, ports, facs. (2 fold-ins)
"This edition is limited to twelve copies printed on Japan paper (not for sale), and two hundred and four copies printed on Ruisdael paper. No. 25."
PS 1668 W5
   
2009
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
  Joseph Jefferson; reminiscences of a fellow player, by Francis Wilson. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1906
354 p. frontis. port, plates
"This edition, printed by The University Press on Ruisdael paper, is limited to one hundred and sixty copies, signed by the author, of which this is no. 72. Francis Wilson."
List: "Extra illustrations in the limited edition" p. [xi]
PN 2287 J4 W51 1906b
   
2010
Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935
  Recollections of a player. New York, Printed at the De Vinne Press, 1897
81 p., frontis., port, illus., plates, ports (part col.) facs.
"One hundred and twenty copies printed from American hand-made paper. This is copy no. 16."
Portions reprinted from Lippincott’s Magazine, January 1891. cf. p. [v] [Samuel] Hollyer. l l. holograph signed
Attached to flyleaves: Playbill, Broad Street Theatre, 1894; Playbill, Chestnut Street Theatre, 1879
PN 2287 W48 A3
   
2011
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  Ada Rehan: a study. New York, 1891
1 v., disbound, extra-illustrated
Press of Globe Printing House, Philadelphia
"One hundred and thirteen copies only have been printed of this book, of which three are printed upon Japan paper. This is no. 41. Richard Dorney."
Title-page inscription: "L. Clark Davis, Esq. Compliments of Augustin Daly."
PN 2287 R3 W7 1891a
   
2011(1a)
Winter, William, 1836-1917
Letter, May 10, 1891, Staten Island, to L. Clarke Davis, Philadelphia, concerning Ada Rehan
l l. holograph signed, with envelope
 
2011(1b)
William Winter
eng 11½x9 cm
   
2011(1c)
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Letter, May 5, 1891, Philadelphia, to L. Clarke Davis, Philadelphia, concerning theatre tickets and Ada Rehan
l l. holograph signed
   
2011(1d)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Augustin Daly
eng 10½x10 cm
signed proof
   
2011(1e)
Rehan, Ada, 1860-1916
Letter, May 22, 1891, Boston, to L. Clark Davis, Philadelphia, concerning Davis’ encouragement
2 l. holograph signed, with envelope
   
2011(1f)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Ada Rehan. ca. 1894
eng 9x8 cm
signed proof
 
2011(1g)
Ada Rehan
eng 12½x10 cm
   
2011(2)
Edwards, S. Arlent, b. 1862
Ada Rehan
eng 13x10 cm
   
2011(3)
B., A.
Mr. John Drew [clipping from The Stage, September 29, 1888]
wood eng 17x13 cm
   
2011(8)
Rehan, Ada, 1860-1916
Two mounted autographed cards, 1892, 1894
   
2011(9)
Allan, J. N.
Interior view of Augustin Daly’s Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York
eng 12½x17 cm
   
2011(15)
Sarony Photo
Miss Rehan as "Peggy" in "The Country Girl." New York, Photogravure Co.
photoengraving 15½x10 cm
   
2011(16)
Ada Rehan as Peggy
photoengraving 14x10½ cm
   
2011(22)
Worrall, C. A.
Miss Ada Rehan
eng 14½x11cm
   
2011(34)
Rehan as Kate Verity in "The Squire."
photoengraving 14½x10 cm
   
2011(42)
Miss Rehan & Miss Docker in Recruiting Officer
photoengraving 10x14½ cm
   
2011(44)
John Drew and Ada Rehan in Merry Wives
photoengraving 14½x10 cm
   
2011(50)
Sarony Photo
Miss Ada Rehan of Augustin Daly’s Company. New York, Photogravure Co.
photoengraving 15x10 cm
   
2011(56)
Miss Ada Rehan as "Katherine."
photoengraving 14x10 cm
   
2011(62)
Mr. Daly reading a new play to his company. New York, Photogravure Co.
photoengraving 10½x15 cm
   
2011(66)
Sarony Photo
Miss Ada Rehan of Augustin Daly’s Company. New York, Photogravure Co.
photoengraving 14½x9½ cm
   
2011(78)
Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia
Playbill, May 9, 1887
l l.
The Taming of the Shrew with John Drew, Ada Rehan, and others of Augustin Daly’s Company.
   
2011(80)
Penn (pseudonym)
Men and Things. The Evening Bulletin, Philadelphia, January 11, 1916
6 p. typescript
Obituary of Ada Rehan.
   
2012
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  Edwin Booth in twelve dramatic characters. The portraits by W. J. Hennessy. The engraving by W. J. Linton. The biographical sketch by William Winter. Boston, James R. Osgood & Company, 1872
51, [26] p., 12 plates
Added title-page illustrated and engraved
Cover title: Mr. Edwin Booth in his various dramatic characters from life by W. J. Hennessy
PN 2287 B5 W4
   
2013
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  The Jeffersons, by William Winter, with illustrations. Boston, James R. Osgood and Company, 1882
252 p., frontis. port, 1 illus., plates, ports (American Actor series, edited by Laurence Hutton)
"One hundred copies printed. No. 13"
PN 2287 J5 W5
   
2014
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  Life and art of Edwin Booth. New York, Macmillan and Co., 1893
308 p., frontis. port, plates, ports
"Set up and electrotyped October, 1893. Two hundred and fifty copies of this edition were printed on hand-made paper, with the illustrations on plate paper, October, 1893. Twenty-five copies of this edition were printed on hand-made paper, with the illustrations on Whatman paper, October, 1893."
"In writing this memoir of Edwin Booth I have largely expanded my sketch of him that was published in 1872, in association with portraits by William J. Hennessey, under the title of Edwin Booth in Twelve Dramatic Characters. That sketch, brief and meagre and now superseded, has long been out of print, and it is inaccessible. I have also drawn upon scattered essays of mine, in the New York Tribune since 1865, and in other publications." Preface
PN 2287 B5 W5 1893
   
2015
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  Life and art of Joseph Jefferson together with some account of his ancestry and of the Jefferson family of actors. New York, Macmillan and Co., 1894
319 p., frontis. port, illus., plates. ports
The present memoir is a complete revision of a work published in 1881 under the title The Jeffersons. cf. Preface
Extra-illustrated and rebound into two volumes
PN 2287 J4 W5 1894
   
2015(iii)
Winter, William, 1836-1917
stanza of a poem in honor of Joseph Jefferson, November 8, 1895
l l. holograph signed
First line: "In the depth of the forest it woke from its slumbers."
   
2015(vi)
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905
letter, October 5, 1882, Union Lyceum Theatre, to Miss Celia Logan
2 l. holograph signed
   
2015(1)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Jefferson. London, Vernor & Hood, 1804
eng 16½x11½ cm
Vanderburg, artist
Butler 799
   
2015(2)
Drinkwater Meadows
lith 19x11 cm tinted
   
2015(5)
Warren, Charles, 1767-1823
David Garrick. London, Pub’d for the Proprietor, 1822
Eng 7x5 cm
Painted by Robert Edge Pine
Butler 1866(32)
 
2015(7)
Pearson
Mrs. Woffington. [Cornhill, J. Sewell, 1795]
eng 12x9 cm
from an original painting by Eckhart
"European Magazine"
Butler 771
   
2015(11)
Cooper, Robert
Samuel Foote, Esq. [London] Harrison & Co., 1795
eng 5x4 cm
Sir J. Reynolds, artist
Butler 1928(247)
   
2015(12)
Jones, John, 1740-1797
Mr. John Henderson, died 25 November 1785. London, J. Sewell, 1786
eng 14x10 cm
T. Gainsborough, artist
Butler 1967 (480)
   
2015(14)
Corner, John, fl. 1788-1825
Charles Macklin, Aetat 87. [London] J. Sewell, 1787
eng 12½x8½ cm
Engraved by J. Corner from a model by Mr. Lochee
"European Magazine"
   
2015(16)
Mr. Edward Shuter
eng 15½x9½ cm
   
2015(18)
Major & Knapp Engraving Co.
Joseph Jefferson. New York
lith 14½x10 cm
facsimile autograph
Butler 606
   
2015(23)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Jefferson
eng 17x11½ cm
Sarony, artist
signed proof
Butler 407
   
2015(25)
Cardon, Anthony, 1772-1813
Mrs. Siddons, in the character of the tragic muse. [London] Jones & Co., 1823
eng 11x9 cm
Sir Joshua Reynolds, artist
 
2015(27)
Cook, H. R.
Mrs. Pritchard. Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9½ cm
R. E. Pine, artist
Butler 1928 (120)
   
2015(30)
Bromley, William, 1769-1842
Mr. Quin. [Cornhill, J. Sewell, 1792]
eng 10x8 cm
Thomas Hudson, artist
"European Magazine"
Butler 82
   
2015(32)
Fairn, John
Mrs. Cibber. [London] J. Sewell, 1791
eng 17x11 cm
Orchard, artist
"European Magazine"
Butler 252
   
2105(34)
Turner, W. E.
Joseph Jefferson
eng 7½x5½ cm
Butler 941
   
2015(38)
Hopwood, James, 1752-1819
J. P. Kemble, Esq. H. D. Symonds, 1808
eng 8½x7 cm
Beachey, artist
   
2015(41)
Chapman, J
Mr. John Palmer
eng 8½x6½ cm
   
2015(42)
Rhodes
Colley Cibber. Harrison & Co., 1795
eng 7x5½ cm
Vanloo, artist
also six paragraphs of biography
   
2015(45)
Mr. Davenport
eng 4½x3½ cm
   
2015(46)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Jefferson as Solus
eng 9x8 cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 225
   
2015(48)
Reich, Jacques, 1852-1923
[Portraits of Washington Irving and Joseph Jefferson; adv. for an autograph edition of Rip Van Winkle. N. Y., G. P. Putman’s Sons] 1901
eng 14x10½ cm
Butler 791
   
2015(50)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mrs. Mattocks. Cornhill, J. Asperne, 1807
eng 9x7½ cm
Engraved by Ridley & Co. from a picture by Drummond
"European Magazine"
   
2015(52)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Jefferson
eng 16x10½ cm
signed proof
Butler 408
   
2015(54)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Jefferson [as Bob Acres] ca. 1900
eng 17½x12½ cm
signed proof
Butler 409
   
2015(56)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Warren, as Sir Peter Teazle. [Philadelphia, Poole, 1826?]
eng 9½x8 cm
[Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition from a painting by J. Neagle]
Butler 563
   
2015(58)
Vinton, Frederick Porter, 1846-1911
William Warren
eng 10x9 cm
Butler 957
 
2015(62)
Thomas A. Cooper
photoengraving 5x4 cm
   
2015(65)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mrs. Warren
eng 10½x9 cm
Butler 230
   
2015(66)
Stump, S. J
Miss Louisa Brunton. Cornhill, I. Asperne, 1836
eng 10x8 cm
Painted and engraved by S. J. Stump
"European Magazine".
 
2015(69)
Graham, A. W.
Wm. B. Wood
eng 9½x7½ cm
from a dag. by M. P. Simons
Butler 302
   
2015(71)
Woodman, Richard, 1784-1859
Mr. Emery, as John Moody
eng 12x7½ cm
De Wilde, artist
Butler 1967 (476)
   
2015(72)
Roberts, P
Mrs. Coutts. [London] D. Mackay, 1818
eng 18½x12 cm
Engraved by Mr. P. Roberts for the British. Lady's Mag.
 
2015(74)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mrs. Francis, as Miss Harlow. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 566
   
2015(77)
Jackman, Willliam G
Sol. Smith. N. Y., D. Appleton & Co.
eng 15½x11 cm
from a dag. by J. Gurney
Butler 1967(78)
   
2015(79)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Macready, as Wallace. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1823
eng 12x8½ cm
Engraved by Rogers from a drawing by Wageman
   
2015(81)
Whitney (J. H. E) Co.
Joseph Jefferson as "Rip Van Winkle."
photoengraving 13½x10 cm
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 456
   
2015(82)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. John Bannister. [London] Published for the Proprietors of the Monthly Mirror by T. Bellamy King, 1797
eng 9x8 cm
Engraved by Ridley from a picture by Beechey
   
2015(85)
Davidson, H
Joseph Jefferson as "Rip Van Winkle."
photoengraving 15x10 cm
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 452
   
2015(87)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Cowell as Crack. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7 cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 201
   
2015(88)
Goodman, Arthur Jule
J. Jefferson. 1889
eng 21x13 cm
   
2015(91)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Francis, as Sir George Thunder. [Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826]
eng 9x7½ cm
[Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition. From a painting by J. Neagle]
Butler 561
   
2015(93)
Boyd, John
James Fennell
eng 12x8½ cm
Wood, artist
Butler 77 [?]
   
2015(94)
Gimbrede
Thos. Jefferson. New York
eng 9½x8 cm
   
2015(96)
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903
Mr. Joseph Jefferson as "Rip Van Winkle." 1879
photoengraving 10x9½ cm
 
2015(99)
J. Jefferson
eng 11x9 cm
   
2015(101)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Wemyss, as Rolando. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 564
 
2015(102)
Jackman, William G
Edwin Forrest. New York, Moore & Bernard, 1860
eng 17x10½ cm
from a photograph
Butler 456
   
2015(104)
Kruell, G
J. Jefferson
eng 12x10 cm
[from a photo by Pach Brothers]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, frontis.
   
2015(107)
Mr. Mathews, comedian. Philadelphia, P. Price
eng 17x10½ cm
   
2015(108)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mrs. Cowley. [London] Vernor & Co., 1806
eng 7x6½ cm
Ridley & Holl, sc.
   
2015(111)
Brocas, H
Samuel Johnson. [London]
eng 11½x9 cm
Sir Josa. Reynolds Pinxt. 1756
"Sentimental and Masonic Magazine"
   
2015(112)
Cook, H. R.
Mr. Lewis as the Marquis. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1821
eng 12x8 cm
Engraved from an original drawing by H. R. Cooke
   
2015(114)
Mrs. Inchbald
eng 19x11½ cm
   
2015(117)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mrs. Duff, as Marmion. [Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826]
eng 9x7½ cm
[Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition; from a painting by J. Neagle]
Printed by B. Rogers
Butler 202
 
2015(122)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Jefferson [and] Mr. Blissett [in the characters of Dr. Smugface and Dr. Dablancour in the Budget of Blunders]
eng 11x16 cm
C. R. Leslie, artist
[Engraved for Mirror of Taste]
Butler 224
   
2015(125)
J. W. Wallack
eng 18x11½ cm
artist: AB
   
2015(127)
Jackman, William G.
Tyrone Power. N. Y., D. Appleton & Co.
eng 15½x11 cm
   
2015(130)
Brewer, N. R.
Joseph Jefferson as "Rip Van Winkle" from the oil painting by N. R. Brewer. ca. 1902
photoengraving 12x9 cm
   
2015(133)
Alais
Miss Clara Fisher, the lilliputian performer who acquired great celebrity at Drury Lane Theatre in 1818
eng 18½x12 cm
from a original painting by Rose Emma Drummond
   
2015(134)
Alexina Fisher Baker
lith 10x10 cm
   
2015(137)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Edwin Forrest as Richard III. [ca. 1860]
eng 14x10 cm
Butler 337
   
2015(138)
Volk, Douglas
Joseph Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle. W. J. Wilson
eng 13½x10 cm
Butler 959
 
2015(140)
Joseph and Cornelia Jefferson
silhouette eng 11½x7 cm
   
2015(142)
Charles Burke
eng 7x7 cm
artist: D. V.
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. page 8
   
2015(144)
Bonar, Thomas
F. S. Chanfrau. [ca. 1855]
eng 12x9 cm
Engraved for the Minor Drama
Butler 69
   
2015(146)
Thomas H. Hadaway
lith 10x9 cm
   
2015(149)
McGroffin, John, 1813-
John S. Clarke (as Major Welllington de Boots.) [Gebbie & Co., ca. 1867]
eng 13x12 cm
Butler 572
   
2015(150)
Chas. Burke & Joe Jefferson as boys
silhouette eng 8½x4 cm
   
2015(152)
Star Theatre, New York
Playbill, October 26, 1889
l l.
Joseph Jefferson and W. J. Florence in The Rivals
   
2015(152a)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
Joseph Jefferson
eng 10x11 cm image
Bertin, artist
Butler 106
   
2015(153)
Joseph Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle
eng 13x9½ cm
   
2015(155)
Williams (E. G.) & Bro.
Henry Placide. N. Y.
eng 18x11½ cm
Butler 1926 (48)
   
2015(157)
Steel, James W., 1799-1879
The late Mr. Burke. [Philadelphia] F. C. Wemyss, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
Drawn & engraved by J. W. Steel from a sketch by J. Wood
Stauffer 3002; Butler 897
   
2015(158)
Cornelia Jefferson (Mother of Joseph Jefferson)
photoengraving 12½x10 cm
C. A. P., artist [from a painting by J. Neagle]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 118
   
2015(160)
Joseph Jefferson (father of Joseph Jefferson)
photoengraving 12x9½ cm
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 36
   
2015(162)
Mr. T. D. Rice as the original Jim Crow
eng 20½x13 cm
   
2015(165)
[Mrs. Barney Williams] as our gal!
lith 12½x7 cm
   
2015(166)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
John Brougham. Guttenberg, N. J., S. Hollyer, [ca. 1875]
eng 17½x11½ cm
Butler 404
   
2015(170)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Charlotte Cushman. ca. 1895
eng 17x11½ cm
signed proof
Butler 388
   
2015(172)
Tietze, R. G.
Agnes Robertson
photoengraving 12x7½ cm
[from a photograph by Fredericks]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 172
   
2015(175)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Edwin Booth. N. Y.
eng 21x13 cm
   
2015(177)
Davidson, H
Joseph Jefferson as "Salem Scudder"
photoengraving 17x10½ cm
from a photo by Falk
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 216
   
2015(178)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Reeve as Jerry Hawthorn. London, G. Virtue
eng 14x8½ cm
 
2015(180)
Page, R
J. B. Buckstone
eng 9x7 cm
MacClise, artist
   
2015(182)
McGoffin, John, 1813-
Joseph Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle. [Gebbie & Co.]
eng 19x12 cm
Butler 574
   
2015(185)
Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1871
Mr. Davidge in Gipsy Jack. Camden, John Cumberland
end 14x9½ cm
 
2015(189)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Augustin Daly
eng 17½x11 cm
signed proof
   
2015(191)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
Grover Cleveland
eng 20x12 cm
from a photo by Naegele
 
2015(195)
Lane, Richard James, 1800-1872
Patter v. Clatter. London, Mitchell
lith 19½x11 cm
Chas. Mathews Jr. in character roles
from photographs by Charles Watkins & H. B. Lee
Butler 1926 (83)
   
2015(196)
Mackenzie, K
Mr. Fawcet
eng 8½x7 cm
from a drawing by Dighton
   
2015(198)
Bromley, William, 1796-1842
Thos. King Esq. [London] J. Sewell, 1791
eng 10x7½ cm
Drummond, artist
from European Magazine
Butler 1928 (222)
   
2015(201)
Whitney, J. H. E.
Mr. John E. Owens as "Solon Shingle."
photoengraving 11½x11 cm
from a drawing by A. B. Frost, 1879
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 82
   
2015(203)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Jefferson [as Rip Van Winkle]
eng 16½x11 cm
from a photo by Sarony?
signed proof
Butler 411
   
2015(207)
Danforth, Moseley Isaac, 1800-1862
Washington Irving. New York, 1833
eng 12x9 cm
Painted by C. R. Leslie
Butler 1967(110)
   
2015(208)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Dion Boucicault. ca. 1895
eng 17x11 cm
Butler 390
   
2015(211)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Jefferson [as Bob Acres] Guttenburg, N. J., 1900
eng 16½x11½ cm
signed proof
Butler 390
   
2015(212)
Tietze, R. G.
Joseph Jefferson as "Dr. Pangloss."
photoengraving 16½x10 cm
[from a photo by Falk]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 188
   
2015(215)
Harwood
The Rt. Honble. Rd. Brinsly Sheridan M. P. London, G. Gawthorne British Library, 1800
eng 8½x7 cm
   
2015(216)
State, Charles
Joseph Jefferson as "Dr. Pangloss."
photoengraving 16½x10 cm
[from a photo by Falk]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 184
   
2015(220)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Louisa Drew [as Mrs. Malaprop. ca. 1870]
eng 17½x11½ cm
Sarony, artist
Butler 413
   
2015(223)
Goodman, Arthur Jule
Joseph Jefferson as "Caleb Plummer." 1889
photoengraving 14½x10 cm
[from a photo by Morrison, Chicago]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 208
   
2015(224)
Tietze, R. G.
Joseph Jefferson as "Newman Noggs"
photoengraving 17x10 cm
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 212
   
2015(228)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Lester Wallack. [Guttenburg, N. J., 1889]
eng 16½x12 cm
signed proof
Bulter 400
   
2015(231)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Hilson as Tyke. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 205
 
2015(233)
E. A. Sothern
photoengraving 8½x6 cm
   
2015(235)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
Matilda Heron
eng 13x12 cm
   
2015(237)
McGoffin, John, 1813-
W. J. Florence as Hon. Bardwell Slote. Gebbie & Co.
eng 11½x8½ cm
Butler 581
   
201(238)
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903
[Joseph Jefferson as Bob Acres] 1879
lith 19x8 cm
Bulter 68
 
2015(241)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
A. Lincoln
eng 18½x12 cm
photo by M. B. Brady
   
2015(242)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Laura Keene. ca. 1896
eng 18x11½ cm
signed proof
Butler 412
   
2015(245)
McGoffin, John, 1813-
John T. Raymond as Col. Sellers in The Gilded Age. [Gebbie & Co.]
eng 19x12 cm
Butler 573
   
2015(247)
King, F. S.
Joseph Jefferson as "Bob Acres."
photoengraving 17½x10 cm
photo by Sarony
   
2015(249)
Mackenzie, K
Mr. Munden
eng 8x6½ cm
Dighton, artist
   
2015(250)
Jackman, William G
W. E. Burton. [ca. 1859]
eng 12½x10½ cm
Butler 461
   
2015(252)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
John Gilbert. Guttenburg, N. J., 1889
eng 16½x12 cm
signed proof
Butler 405
   
2015(255)
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884
George Holland. Morrisania, N. Y., 1871
eng 10½x9 cm
Butler 333
   
2015(257)
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785-
Mr. Elliston, as Frank Heartall. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1818
eng 12x8 cm
from a drawing by Wageman
   
2015(259)
Alexander, J. W.
Joseph Jefferson as "Bob Acres." From the painting by J. W. Alexander. –(See page 391.)
photoengraving 19x12½ cm
   
2015(260)
Hall, Charles Bryan, 1840-1896
W. R. Blake, comedian. New York, T. W. Lawrence, 1883
eng 18x11½ cm
Butler 325
   
2015(263)
Beeler
John R.Scott
eng 15½x11 cm
   
2015(264)
Brown, J
Mrs. Charles Kean
eng 10½x8 cm
Engraved by J. Brown from a miniature
   
2015(266)
Richardson, Benjamin, 1835-1926
The Church of the Transfiguration. [1871]
eng 4½x7½ cm
from George Holland’s Memoirs, p. 70
Butler 796
 
2015(268)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
King Richard III. (characterized by Mr. John MacCullough) [New York, Virtue & Yorston]
eng 16x12 cm
Butler 809
 
2015(270)
Modjeska
eng 18x12½ cm
   
2015(275)
Lalauze, Adolphe
Henry Irving
eng 13½x10 cm
from a photo by S. A. Walker
   
2015(276)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
Anna Cora Ritchie
eng 13x10 cm
 
2015(280)
Ridley, Willliam, 1764-1838
Mr. Kean, as Sir Giles Overreach. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1800
eng 9x7 cm
Corbet, artist
   
2015(283)
Wageman, Thomas Charles, 1787-1863
J. H. Stoddart
eng 18x12 cm
signed proof
Butler 401
   
2015(284)
Worrall, C. A.
Miss Ada Rehan
eng 14½x10½ cm
Butler 2011(22)
   
2015(286)
Joseph Jefferson
col. eng12½x9 cm
   
2015(288)
Smith, H. Wright
Oliver Wendell Holmes
eng 15x9½ cm
   
2015(293)
Ellis, George B.
Mr. Booth, as Brutus
eng 9x7½ cm
from a painting by J. Neagle
[Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition]
Butler 242
   
2015(295)
Laura Keene’s Theatre, New York
Playbill, June 19, 1860
1 item
Mrs. John Wood and Joseph Jefferson in Our Japanese Embassy and the Governor’s Wife
   
2015(296)
Rice, James R., 1824-
Chs. Lamb
eng 11x9 cm
T. Wageman, artist
   
2015(300)
Worrall, CA. A
Miss Mary Anderson
eng 14½x11 cm
   
2015(302)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Laurene Barrett. New York, [ca. 1860]
eng 20x12½ cm
Butler 340
   
2015(304)
Jackman, William G
Jas. H. Hackett
eng 15½x9½ cm
   
2015(306)
Johnson, Thomas George, 1844-1904
Charles Kean
eng 11½x9½ cm
   
2015(308)
Brown, J
Joseph Jefferson as "Rip Van Winkle."
photoengraving 16½x9½ cm
[from a photo by Walker & Sons]
from Jefferson’s Autobiography, opp. p. 460
   
2015(320)
Walnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia
Playbill, June 9, 1871
1 item
Joseph Jefferson in Rip Van Winkle
   
2016
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  The press and the stage, an oration by William Winter delivered before the Goethe Society, at the Brunswick Hotel, New York, January 28, 1889. New York, Lockwood & Coombes, 1889
62 p.
"This edition is strictly limited to 250 copies."
Reprinted from Harper’s Weekly, March 23, 1889. cf. Preface
Extra-illustrated
PN 4754 W5
   
2016(I)
J. B. Booth
eng 10½x8½ cm
   
2016(4)
Boucicault, Dion, 1822-1890
Envelope, 4 Feb 1871 addressed to W. D. Booth, N. Y.
1 item
 
2016(5)
Boucicault, Dion, 1822-1890
Letter, [1871], London, to W. D. Booth, New York, a bill of sale of play manuscript "Elfie or the Cherry Tree Inn."
l l. holograph signed
   
2016(7)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Dion Bouciacult. ca. 1895
eng 18x11 cm
signed proof
Butler 390
   
2016(8)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Macready as McBeth. Philadelphia, Thomas Ash, 1827
col. eng9½x8½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 206
   
2016(10)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
C. W. Couldock. ca. 1896
eng 18x11½ cm
drawn by Falk
signed proof
Butler 384
   
2016(13)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
James Gordon Bennettt
eng 9½x9½ cm
drawn by C. G. Rosenberg
 
2016(14)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mrs. Duff as Mary. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9½x8 cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ Edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Butler 565
   
2016(16)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Edwin Booth. ca. 1894
eng 18x13 cm
Sarony [Photographer]
Butler 393
 
2016(18)
Jackman, William G
Edwin Forrest. New York, Moore & Bernard, 1860
eng 17½x11 cm
Butler 456
   
2016(21)
Thomas, Phillip
D. Garrick. London, Thomas Kelly, 1829
eng 8x6½ cm
from a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds
   
2016(23)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Thomas Wignell, actor and manager, from a painting formerly in the possession of Wm. B. Wood
eng 22x14 cm
"Private plate;" signed proof
Butler 421
   
2016(24)
Wageman, Thomas Charles, 1787-1863
J. W. Wallack, engraved for Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine. Philadelphia, P. S. Duval Lith.
lith 20x12 cm
   
2016(27)
Lalauze, Adolphe
[Henry Irving]
eng 14x10 cm
from a photograph by S. A. Walker
Butler 2015 (275)
 
2016(29)
[Laurence Barrett]
eng 13½x10 cm
   
2016(30)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
George Wm. Curtis
eng 12½x10 cm
   
2016(32)
Major & Knapp Engraving Co.
J. Jefferson
lith tinted 17x11 cm
Butler 606
   
2016(34)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Anges R. Boucicault. [ca. 1855]
eng 18x11 cm
signed proof
Butler 382
 
2016(36)
Mary Anderson
col. lith. 16x9½ cm
   
2016(38)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-ca. 1862
John Brougham. [ca. 1850]
eng 15x9½ cm
engraved for French’s American Drama
Butler 894
   
2016(40)
Brown, J
Walter Savage Landor, aet 77. 1852
eng 14½x11 cm
from a painting by Boxall, R. A.
   
2016(43)
Brown, Joseph
Edmund Yates. London, Richard Bentley and Son, 1885
eng 12x10 cm
   
2016(45)
Hall, A. B.
J. R. Lowell. New York, D. Appleton & Co.
eng 12½x10 cm
   
2016(46)
Edmund Kean, Esqr. There are few actors, perhaps not any, who have been so long accustomed to the stage as this gentleman; few have experienced more of its vicissitudes than he has. From his infancy he has, in truth, been devoted to the Theatre. He was born in November, 1787, in Castle Street, Leicester Square
eng 13x8 cm
   
2016(48)
Wedgwood, J. T.
[Walter Scott]
eng 6x5 cm
drawn by F. Sieurac
   
2016(50)
Schoff, S. A.
Henry W. Longfellow, 1840
eng 10½x8 cm
drawn by C. G. Thompson
   
2016(53)
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1725-1813
Anthony Pasquin, Esqr.
eng 9x7 cm
   
2016(54)
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858
Cooper as Piere. Philadelphia, Sold by W. H. Morgan
eng 16½x11½ cm
drawn by C. R. Leslie
Butler 553
   
2016(56)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
[E. A. Sothern as "Dundreary"]
eng 18x12½ cm. signed in pencil
Butler 391
   
2016(58)
Annin & Smith
Lord Byron. Boston, Published by Samuel Walker
eng 10x8 cm
drawn by Thos. Phillips, R. A.
 
2016(60)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
Anna Cora Ritchie
eng 13x10 cm
Butler 2015 (276)
   
2016(62)
Osgood, Samuel Stillman, 1808-1885
John Howard Payne. [Boston] Pub'd. for Fairfield’s North Amer'n. Magazine
lith 10x10 cm
Pendleton’s Lithography
   
2017
Winter, William, 1836-1917
  Shadows of the stage. New York, Macmillan and Company, 1892-1895
3 v.
The 2d and 3d vols. appeared as the 2d and 3d series, respectively
Library lacks v. 3
PN 2259 W5
   
2018
Wood, William Burke, 1779-1861
  Personal recollections of the stage, embracing notices of actors, authors, and auditors during a period of forty years. By Willliam B. Wood. With a portrait. Philadelphia, Henry Carey Baird, 1855
477 p., frontis. port
Two copies: copy one has autograph of W. B. Wood, dated June 23, 1857, and a newspaper obituary attached to front end papers; copy two is inscribed o added leaf at front: "Bettie W. Smith from her grandfather Wm B Wood." Also attached is an autographed photograph
PN 2251 W6 1855

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