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    • Dandy dude

    • Broadsides; Carleton, William, 1827-1885; Clothing and dress; Dandies; Humorous songs; Men;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Dandy Dude" from William Carleton's comedy, "The Dude," sung at Ford's Opera House by Thatcher, Primrose, and West's Minstrels. Between 1882 and 1889, George Thatcher, George H. Primrose, and William...
    • Lincoln and his puppets

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Caricatures and cartoons; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873; Etching; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln as a puppeteer dressed in a jester's attire. Lincoln holds a sword, and the hilt of the sword is topped with a miniature jester's head. With his free hand Lincoln gestures toward a number of...
    • Jumbo!

    • Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891; Beane, Fannie; Behman, Louis C., 1855-1902; Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923; Broadsides; Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932; Gilday, Charles; Ingersoll, Robert...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Jumbo!" a parody sung by Fanny [sic] Beane and Charles Gilday. Fannie Beane and Charles Gilday were traveling comedy performers who, after marriage, continued to perform as a team. "Jumbo" was one of the...
    • Our boys

    • Byron, Henry J. (Henry James), 1835-1884; Drawing; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the British dramatist Henry J. Byron comedy, Our Boys. In the scene there are three groups of people standing in a high-ceilinged Victorian drawing room. In the center of the room is a...
    • A lesson in love

    • Cheltnam, Charles Smith, 1823-1912; Drawing; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the Charles Smith Cheltnam three-act comedy, A Lesson in Love. In this scene, which takes place outside a country home amid trees and greenery, there are five people. Two women are...
    • A scrap of paper

    • Drawing; Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908; Simpson, J. Palgrave (James Palgrave), 1807-1887; Theater programs; Wednesday Club (Baltimore, Md.);
    • Sketch by Adalbert Volck for the Wednesday Club's production of the three-act comedy, A Scrap of Paper, J. Palgrave Simpson's adaptation of Victorien Sardou's play, Les Pattes de mouche. In this sketch, two women standing in a well-furnished...

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