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    [John Wilkes Booth]: Girlfriends and Colleagues. Twelve [12] items related to the theater, many with a direct connection with John Wilkes Booth. 1) Laura Keene CDV with Howell of New York credit, 2 & 3) Fredricks CDV of minstrel Dan Bryant in character as an "Irish Emigrant" together with a clipped signature of the famous entertainer (Bryant gave John Wilkes Booth a scarf pin which was present on his body at Garrett's Farm), 4 & 5) Case & Getchell CDV of Maggie Mitchell together with clipped signature reading: "Maggie Mitchell/ Brooklyn Feb. 25/ 1882", 6 & 7) cabinet card of manager and impresario E. L. Davenport together with a small card inscribed: "'What's in a name'/ Mrs. E. L. Davenport/ Octr. 12 1887", 8 & 9) Sarony CDV of "Fanny Davenport" together with an index card inscribed: "Fanny Davenport/ Nov 24/81", 10) a Gurney CDV of Lucille Western, a girlfriend of John Wilkes Booth, 11 & 12) pair of C. D. Fredricks composite photos, circa 1864, depicting famous actors and actresses. The first carte shows Junius Brutus Booth, Sr., Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. The second carte (scattered, light stains) has Fanny Brown, Lucille Western, Laura Keene and many other colleagues of Booth.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
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