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Late 19th-century photographs of "Circassian beauties".
Photographs of contortionist Belle Birbeck.
Consists of 64 photographs of Russian theater figures, many of them with signed autograph inscriptions, including Konstantin Stanislavsky, 1922-1923; cabinet photographs and cartes-de-visite, mostly of European actors, circa 1890; research material on the Moscow Art Theater, 1923-1973, including programs, clippings, a 1968 audiotape of a lecture by Samoiloff, and lecture notes from 1971-1973; and glass slides relating to Russian theater and the Federal Art Project.
30 postcards and 12 cabinet photographs. 11 are Pach Brothers cabinet cards, all from the same run.
Sheets of sample cabinet photographs of 19th century actors and actresses.