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    Doomed Broadway Actress: New York Dramatic News Award. 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" curved copper shield, apparently the emblem for the front steering column of a bicycle. It is engraved: "Presented to Caroline Miskel Hoyt The Winner of the New York Dramatic News Most Popular Actress in America Contest 1896". The youthful and beautiful Caroline Miskel was married to Charles H. Hoyt, producer of what many consider the first Broadway musical, "A Trip to Chinatown". Upon receiving this award, she was presented on-stage with a bevy of gifts, including a Columbia deluxe model bicycle. Unfortunately, she died from complications of childbirth a short-time later.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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