1894 Theater Stage Actors Kate Claxton Wilton Lackaye - ORIGINAL STAGE2


Kate Claxton. Born in Virginia, this actress was best known for her role of Louise in "The Two Orphans." She was married to Charles A. Stevenson.

On the reverse:

Wilton Lackaye. This Virginia-born actor first studied for the priesthood and the law before turning to the stage.

Period Paper has obtained a lovely collection of images of stage and opera artists of the late 19th century, published in Chicago in 1894. Whether your interest is in genealogy-- searching for an image of a long lost relative, or in the history of the opera or the stage, we hope you enjoy this splendid collection.


This 117+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No creases. No tears. There is some slight surface rub in the right margin of the first image.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 10 inches; 18 x 25 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)