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Annie Deacon

American actress, burlesque performer. She is recorded as having performed in "Our Cinderella: A Burlesque" by William Gill in the Colville Company's 1878-9 season, and in "The Magic Slipper" for Haverley's Theater in New York in August 1879, produced by Samuel Colville's Opera Burlesque Company.

Waters, H.

Special Vocational Schools (New York and elsewhere)

File contains a newspaper article about the High School of Performing Arts in New York, New York, and a copy of the Educational Studies and Documents No. 36 "Technical and Vocational Education in the U. S. A" - a bibliographical survey prepared by the United States Office of Education.

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with light pink backing. Vignetted portrait of a woman in a high collared dress with vertical ribbon decoration. At bottom of front of card, in brown letterpress, "G. W. Secretan 210a TUFNELL PARK Rd". On verso, also in brown, "210a TUFNELL PART Rd/ LONDON N./ G. W. Secretan/ FROM Mora NEW YORK/ GROUNDS ATTACHED TO THE STUDIO/ FOR PHOTOGRAPHING CYCLISTS GROUPS/ & EQUESTRIAN PICTURES./ NEGATIVES ARE NEVER DESTROYED./ COPIES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME./ NO...../ ALEX:LINDNER, BERLIN".

George William O Secretan

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Text below photograph reads, 'Rockwood, 17 Union Square (West) N.Y.' Text on back of card reads, 'Rockwood Photographer 17 Union Square (west) N.Y.'

Rockwood Photography

Jennie McNulty

American actress and "Gaiety Girl", Jennie McNulty was the leader of the Chroisters' Association in 1895, a predominately women's club with four small rooms for reading, writing, and relaxing and two large rooms for rehearsals.

Newsboy Tobacco Company

Superflood Photolamp No.1

1 package containing a Superflood Photolamp No.1 manufactured by Wabash Photolamp Corporation, a subsidiary of Wabash Appliance Corporation. Superflood Photolamp is used for amateur motion pictures and timed exposures.

Wabash Appliance Corporation

Detective Fiction Weekly, Vol. CVII, No. 6 / The Red Star News Company, New York

A magazine devoted to short stories of fiction, featuring:
The Whisper-Men by Judson P. Philips (Part 1 of 6)
A Very High-Hat Mob by Edgar Franklin
Long Shot by Richard Sale
The Killer Poet (True Story) by Joseph Gollomb
Illustrated Crimes by Stookie Allen
Key Witness by Richard Howells Watkins
The Twenty-Third Corpse by Oscar Schisgall (Part 2 of 3)
Plenty Smooth by Edward Parrish Ware
Death Breaks Even by Herbert Koehl
The Clue of the Shattered Bottle (True Vignette) by James W. Booth
Devil's Luck by Tom Roan
They're Swindling You! (Feature) by Frank Wrentmore
Solving Cipher Secrets (Feature) by M. E. Ohaver
Civil Service Q & A (Feature)
Flashes from Readers

The Red Star News Company

Group at Lou Walters Latin Quarter

White bi-fold card with the design of a naked woman holding a mirror above the text "Lou Walters/ Latin Quarter". At the top left, "So this is Gay Paree.../ come along with me/ we're stepping out/ to see the/ Latin Quarter". Inside, a photograph of 4 men and 1 woman seated around a table, in the background several mirrored walls. The diners have all signed the bottom of the card and dated it. "1/26/56" "Dave Narved(?), Chas Bocklet(?), Burwell Abel, Marg Dunn, Run(?) Dunn". On back of card, blue print reading "Souvenir Photo" surrounded by a blue border. At bottom right, further blue text reads "For extra copies write to:/ PLANETARY PHOTO/ 311 West 34th Street/ New York 1, N. Y./ Use Number of back of Print/ Stating date taken and name of Club/ along with description of Photo."

Planetary Photo

Helen Carr

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'

Abbe

The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895

Green clothe-bound cover is embossed with “Scovill’s Photographic Series" and gold letterpress "The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895.” This 438 p. book contains photomechanical reproductions of Alfred Stieglitz' "Outward Bound", p. 27, and "A Young Garibaldi", p. 254. Unpaginated appendices include vendor lists and advertisements.

Scovill & Adams Company

Portrait of a woman in nature scene

Item is a grey cabinet card with white letterpress at bottom left, "26 W. 23RD St./ Eddowes Bros./ NEW YORK." Photograph is a full length portrait of a woman in a light patterned dress with puff-ball sleeves and a black lace overlay on the bodice of the dress. She wears a floral hat and holds a pair of gloves in her hands. She stands in front of a studio backdrop depicting a forest path.

Eddowes Brothers

Ingento toning and fixing powder

12 oz. glass tube with cork stopper that contained Ingento No.2 toning and fixing powder for all kinds of gelatine printing out papers, now empty with a crack in the glass. Found inside original cardboard packaging with rolled up sheet of instructions and a folded paper with an advertisement for "Titleit", a service provided by Burke & James, Inc. for marking negatives with typed titles.

Burke & James, Inc.

Betty Burroughs

Item is a publicity portrait print of Betty Burroughs, taken by theatrical photographer Nasib. Inscriptions in white on surface of print read, 'Betty Burroughs' and 'NASIB 7'. Inscription on back in pencil reads 'Betty Burro-' and in purple stamp, 'Wine, Woman and Song' and 'Photo for newspapers only'.

Nasib

Butterfly iceskater

Item is a full length portrait of girl on iceskates wearing a butterfly costume with wings spread. Imprint on surface reads, 'White Studio 48 Broadway, New York.' Inscription in pencil on back reads, '31, 98, 11'

White Studio

Beniamino Gigli

Item is a publicity portrait of Beniamino Gigli, an Italian operatic singer who sang for many Italian opera companies and debuted for the Metropolitan Opera in 1920. He is shown in profile, with one foot resting upon a chair. Black ink inscription on surface of photograph reads, 'Bgigli Montreal 1925'

Mishkin

Elsie K. Orr

Item is a portrait of woman reclining in a black leotard. Embossed on lower right hand side of photograph reads, 'Arnold, Brooklyn, N.Y.' Inscription in blue ink on back of photograph reads, 'Elsie K. Orr My first Wife, (illegible letter).V.O.'

Miscellaneous American theatre programs

Series consists of 1 file of 7 theatre programs published in the United States of America by the following theatres and theatre companies: 1 Artpark (1994), 1 Buffalo Centre for the Performing Arts (1979), 1 Ford's Theatre Society (1982), 2 Hangar Theatre (1987, 1991), 1 Shubert Theatre (1991), and 1 Weber Theatre Wheaton College (2003).

Al Hirschfeld Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Anita Theatre. Plays include: Night and Day, and A Man For All Seasons. Plays include: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Wonderful Town.

Eugene O'Neill Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Plays include: Nine the Musical, Waiting in the Wings, Book of Mormon, Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Miscellaneous New York City theatre programs

File consists of 11 theatre programs published by the following theatres in New York City: 2 The American Film Theatre (1974), 1 ANTA Washington Square Theatre (1964), 1 Artpark (1981), 1 Carnegie Hall (1965), 1 Irish Repertory Theatre (2005), 1 Provincetown Playhouse (1960), 2 Radio City Music Hall (1984, 1995), 1 68th Street Playhouse (1970), 1 Sullivan Street Playhouse (1960), and 2 Miscellaneous.

Majestic Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Majestic Theatre. Plays include: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Fiddler on the Roof.

Marquis Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Marquis Theatre. Plays include: La Cage aux Folles, Thoroughly Modern Milly, and Victor Victoria

Minskoff Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Minskoff Theatre. Productions include: Fiddler on the Roof, Block and Blue, The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Palace Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Palace Theatre. Productions include: the Will Rogers Follies, La Cage aux Folles, and Ceasar and Cleopatra.

Plymouth Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the Plymouth Theatre. Productions include: Jekyll & Hyde, The Real Thing, Irma La Douce, and Gideon.

St. James Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the St. James Theatre. Productions include: Hello Dolly!, Two Gentlemen of Verona, My One and Only, and High Society.

Miscellaneous New York theatres

File contains Playbill and Showcase programs for various New York City theatres, including: 46th Street Theatre, 68th Street Playhouse, Actor's Playhouse, Alvin Theatre, Belasco Theatre, Biltmore Theatre, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Cort Theatre, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, Hudson Theatre, Forrest Theatre, Lamb's Theatre, Lincoln Centre, Lyceum Theatre, Mark Helinger Theatre, Morosco Theatre, The Music Box, Nederlander Theatre, New Apollo, Palsson's Supper Club, Royale Theatre, Stardust, Virginia Theatre, and Walter Kerr Theatre.

C.P. Stirn's patent photographic concealed vest cameras...

Illustrated catalogue of various patented cameras and camera equipment available through C.P. Stirn's company, giving descriptions and price lists. Cover design is printed in black ink, shows a woman holding C.P. Stirn's patented vest camera. Various other cameras and slide apparatus are also shown. Back cover advertises a panoramic camera called "The Wonder", producing pictures 18 inches long. The catalogue is a reproduction.

Stirn, Carl P.

B.C. Place opening ceremonies

Opening ceremonies for the B.C. Place stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, which was the largest air-supported domed stadium until May 2010 when it was deflated to be replaced by a retractable roof.

[Portrait of two women both seated]

Item is in a cream coloured card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both seated, arms resting on the one armrest with fringes. Woman on right is dressed all in black, with black hat and veil - perhaps mourning wear. The woman on the left is in full skirt with black trim and black top, white collar and black hat. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of two women]

Item has a cream card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both standing, side by side. Both women wear hats. One on left wears a dark shirtwaist, with a striped full skirt with hair tied neatly back and little bow at the neck. Woman on right has a dark dress, buttons down the front with a small white collar, in fashion in the 1860s. Her hair is shoulder lenght ringlets, also in fashion in the 1860s. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of a girl]

Item is a small silver gelatin portrait print. Yellow and brown in colour, image is of a young girl with long brown hair, tied up on the side with a barrette. Background is a studio setting with a pillar or column. Inscription on recto "Florence" handwritten in black ink, across bottom of image. Inscription on verso "Tel. Main .3877 A. E. Otis Photographer Open Sundays & Holidays 457-59 Fulton St., B'klyn" in red ink stamp.

Stereocards

Six companies manufactured these stereocard image pairs: one child and tricycle by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; eight landscapes by B. W. Kilburn; one landscape by Keystone View Company; one hand-coloured greenhouse view by Underwood & Underwood, Publishers; two hand-coloured garden views by Webster & Albee, Publishers; and one hand-coloured half-tone seascape, uncredited.

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 591 Broadway, N.Y.

Illustrated catalogue of amateur photographic equipment and materials / James C. Cummins

Illustrated price catalogue of cameras, lenses, tripods, chemicals, etc. produced by the E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. A note on the front gives a name and address of the catalogue editor(?): James C. Cummins, 106 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD.

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.

Electric view master stereoscope (model D)

Item is a brown handheld electric view master first manufactured by Swayer's Inc and first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940). Once pressed down the lever on the side of the viewer will rotate the reel one frame at a time once pressed. Unlike previous view masters, this view master comes with a built in back light attached to an electrical cord. Once turned on the back light illuminates transparencies on view. Item is made of plastic and metal. Reel has 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of The Atlas of Human Anatomy, Head and Neck.

Grand and Central America tour album

Black cover and pages.Album manufactured in New York by F.L. Schafuss & Co. Photographs glued in. Handwritten notations in black ink. Includes panoramic photographs and one navigational chart for sailing. Some loose photographs.

Photographs are travel snapshots from a cruise aboard the S.S. Vigilancia, a steamship that traveled from New York to Vera Cruz, Mexico. There are photographs of the popular sites and activities in Cuba, Bahamas and Mexico, including bullfighting, shoe shining, street scenes, cattle ranches, restaurants, mahogany, rubber, cocoa and banana trees, canoeing, vendors, Pico de Orizaba, markets. cathedrals, monuments, etc.
Other notable photographs are of the interior of The Grand Hotel, Wreck of the USS Maine at Havana, Monument to Cubans executed by the Spanish at Fort Cabana, ox-carts, and horse-drawn trams. Photographs taken at The Sequential Great Bull Fight, Havana. Vera City Mexico, Frontera Tobasco Mexico, Monte Cristo, Balancan, San Carlos, Santa Margarita, Vega Canal, Calle de Mayo and Mexico City.

WWII family album

Black cover embossed letters ("Photographs") and image of deer. Bound with black string. Balck pages. Photographs mounted with glue or photo corners.Notations on photograph borders in black ink. Some loose photographs. One or two loose pages.

Dates include: August 1938, Fall 1939, 1941, September 1942, July 1943, summer 1944, 1945, 1956, winter 1947, 1948.

Locations include: Magog, Lac Superior, Quebec; Riverdale Park, Toronto, Ontario; Prince Edward Island; New York; Florida; England;
Themes include: Royal Montreal Regiment in Farnham, family portraits, weddings.

D.G. Paige General Store

Item is an albumen print mounted on cabinet card. Depicts man standing in front of store, which is selling lamps, baskets, pots, etc. Sign on building reads "D.G. Paige 971" Verso inscriptions, top left: "David Paige in business in New York," "$9.50," "LMMA," "$38.00."

Midtown New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of NYC. Signage on buildings reads: "Macy's," "Gimbel's," "Baltman and Co.," "Park Central Hotel." Recto caption in white at bottom of image: "(0506-876A-8)(3-16-33-1:30P)(12-2000) MIDTOWN NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

Chevrolet Toronado (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp, white border. Depicts a car with man and woman standing behind it, outdoors, with a brick wall and trees in the background. Recto caption printed in photograph: "Toronado - A Chevrolet Experiemental Car on Exhibit at General Motors Futurama New York World's Fair." Verso crop lines and inscriptions in pencil. Vero top right: "55/mm-July"; centre: "20 picas"; bottom right: "1186," "36.3," "$15."

Jaguar E-Type Roadster (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Side view of a sports car on white studio background. Recto inscription, bottom left, black ink: "2." Verso red ink stamp, top centre: "Please Credit Jaguar Cars Inc. 32 East 57th Street New York 22." Verso inscriptions in green ink- top right: "55/mm-Sept"; centre: cropping marks, 27 1/2 picas"; bottom right: "100 scr. 3inc half." Verso inscriptions in pencil- centre: "23 3/4 R"; bottom right: "$25," "B669."

Columbia University, New York City, N.Y.

matte gsp with white border. Aerial view of university campus and surrounding area. Signs across river read: "Palisade Amusement Park, Surf, Bathing," "The National Sugar Refining Co., Jack Frost Sugars." Recto caption, bottom left, in white: "(0305-876A-8)(2-27-33-1:00P)(12-2000) COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK CITY, N.Y."

Carte de visite and tintype album

Brown leather cover and metal clasp; back cover's part of the clasp is missing. Front cover detached; missing spine; binding broken in several places. White pages with two window openings on each side, with gold borders. Pages have gilded edges. Several tintypes have hand colouring.

Photographs consist of portraits. Many photographs missing.

Photo studios include: Richardson in Brooklyn, E.D.; Chas Weiffle Photographer, N.J.

Kodak Hawkeye Flashfun

Item is a plastic box style camera for use with 127 roll film film. It is a simple, fixed focus, point and shoot camera with beige and brown body and plastic lens. Includes a hot shoe for AG-1 flash bulbs.

Ansco Clipper

Item is an Ansco Clipper 4.5 x 6 xm rollfilm camera. It is a simple, fixed focus, point and shoot camera with a black body and expandable lens board.

Detective camera

Item is a wooden, leather-covered Waterbury Improved Detective Camera. The design is a simple box format with film holders accessed through a door at the rear, and shutter assembly inside the front of box. On the inside of the plate holder door, a sticker reads "Caution, This film must be developed before Jan. 1st, 1900."

Minute 16

Item consists of a 16mm subminiature camera designed to resmble a cine camera. It has a f6.3 meniscus lens and guillotine shutter with a speed of 1/60 seconds. The camera has an aperture scale from f6.3 to 16, a manually reset frame-counter, and a two-piece sports finder. There is also a tripod socket that doubles as flash synch-contact.

Cine-Kodak Royal

Item is a hand-held metal and leather motion picture camera for filming motion pictures on 16mm film. Includes a 25mm f/2.3 Kodak Ektanon Lens and adjustable viewfinder.

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