J. Gurney & Son, Edwin Booth as William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, ca. 1870.

J. Gurney & Son, Edwin Booth as William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, ca. 1870.

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J. Gurney & Son,  Edwin Booth as Iago in Shakespeare’s Othello, ca. 1870.
Source: Library of Congress

J. Gurney & Son, Edwin Booth as Iago in Shakespeare’s Othello, ca. 1870.

Source: Library of Congress

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M. P. Rice, Walt Whitman and Peter Doyle, ca. 1869.
Source: Ohio Wesleyan University, Bayley Collection

M. P. Rice, Walt Whitman and Peter Doyle, ca. 1869.

Source: Ohio Wesleyan University, Bayley Collection

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Mathew Brady, Junius Brutus Booth, ca. 1850.
Source: Library of Congress

Mathew Brady, Junius Brutus Booth, ca. 1850.

Source: Library of Congress

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Left to right: John Wilkes Booth, Edwin Booth and Junius Booth, Jr. in Shakespeare’s “Julius Caeser” at the Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1864.
Source: McClellan Collection, Brown University

Left to right: John Wilkes Booth, Edwin Booth and Junius Booth, Jr. in Shakespeare’s “Julius Caeser” at the Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1864.

Source: McClellan Collection, Brown University

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Actor Jose Ferrer in costume at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, ca. 1955.
Source: City of Toronto Archives

Actor Jose Ferrer in costume at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, ca. 1955.

Source: City of Toronto Archives

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James Lafayette, Ethiopian General & Governor of Harar, Ras Makonnen, on a visit to England for the Coronation of King Edward VII, 12 August 1902.

James Lafayette, Ethiopian General & Governor of Harar, Ras Makonnen, on a visit to England for the Coronation of King Edward VII, 12 August 1902.


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Margaret Gorman, the first Miss America, 1921.
Source: Library of Congress

Margaret Gorman, the first Miss America, 1921.

Source: Library of Congress

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 Rob Kaminer, Mary Leona Gage, 13 April 1965.

Rob Kaminer, Mary Leona Gage, 13 April 1965.

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Bass Strait, September 4, 1941. HMAS Sydney in the foreground escorting convoy US.12A, comprising the Queen Mary (right) and Queen Elizabeth, past Wilson’s Promontory off the coast of Victoria, Australia.

Bass Strait, September 4, 1941. HMAS Sydney in the foreground escorting convoy US.12A, comprising the Queen Mary (right) and Queen Elizabeth, past Wilson’s Promontory off the coast of Victoria, Australia.

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