Item 2008.001.1045 - Helen Carr

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Helen Carr

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2008.001.1045

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1 photograph: 20 x 25

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(1917-1923)

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Abbe was a theatrical photography studio founded by James Abbe (1883-1973) and located in New York, New York. James Abbe was considered one of the greatest portraitists of theatrical portrait photography, however he only spent the years 1917 to 1923 working in the city before moving to Europe, where he continued his photography career until 1940.

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Item is a portrait of woman. Imprint on surface reads, 'Abbe 15 West 57 St. New York'. In white on surface '91241'. Inscribed in black ink on back 'Please Credit Photo by Abbe', and 'Monster Musical Super-Spectacle Happy Days at the new york hippodrome'. Inscription in pencil reads, 'Helen Carr in the' Inscription in pen reads, 'they both in same show' and 'my first wife Elsie's sister, stage name'

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Heavy surface residue, creases in surface, watermarks, processing imperfections.

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