Lot 586: Edwin Booth. 6 cabinet cards.
October 29, 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Edwin Booth. 6 cabinet cards. His name was tarnished by the assassination of Lincoln by his brother John Wilkes, Booth was a great Shakespearean actor. He was considered the greatest Hamlet of the 19th century. There are five cabinet cards by Sarony (at various addresses in NY), 3 in his role as Hamlet, and 2 in other Shakespearean roles. Plus a portrait of Booth not in costume, by Falk
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