Item #24569 Carte de visite photograph of the noted English actress. Mary Frances Scott SIDDONS.

Carte de visite photograph of the noted English actress

No binding.

Head and shoulders portrait. New York, Gurney. Ca. 104 x 63 mm.

Light staining, soiling, and foxing.

Very Good.

"Mary Frances Scott Siddons was a member of the great acting dynasty established by Roger Kemble in the eighteenth century and the great-granddaughter of the famous actress of the Regency period, Sarah Siddons. She... made her professional debut at Nottingham as Lady Macbeth. She first appeared in London in 1867 as Rosalind in As You Like It at the Haymarket Theatre. Her American debut was at the Boston Museum and her New York debut at the Worrell Sisters’ Theatre in 1868. She joined Augustin Daly’s company in New York in 1869." From the Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography online.

Item #24569

Price: $12.00  other currencies

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