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Saturday, 1 December 2007
images of theatre and other popular entertainment
'POPULAR ACTRESSES No. 1' - a carte de visite published by
Ashford Brothers & Co, 76 Newgate Street, London, in the late 1850s/early 1860s
featuring miniature photographs of the following popular actresses of the day, left to right:
top row, Miss C. Young, Miss Cottrell, Mme. Celeste, Lady Don, Mrs. H. Webb
2nd row, Miss Herbert, Rachel, Helen Faucit, Mrs Boucicault, Miss E. Howard
3rd row, Miss K. Saville, Mrs. and Miss Stirling, Mrs. C. Kean, Ristori, Mrs. G. Reed
4th row, Miss Heath, Miss Swanborough, Miss A. Sedgwick, Miss Cushman, Miss K. Terry
bottom row, Miss C. Saunders, Mrs. C. Mathews, Miss C. Leclerc, Lydia Thompson
(photos: various photographers, London, Paris, &c., late 1850s/early 1860s)
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