1894 Theater Stage William J. Florence Joseph Jefferson - ORIGINAL STAGE2


William J. Florence. (1831-1892) Born in Albany, New York, this famous actor and comedian was married to Malvina Pray, a danseuse of the Broadway Theatre in 1853.

On the reverse:

Joseph Jefferson. This famous actor was born in Philadelphia in 1829. He was best-known for his role in "Rip Van Winkle."

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.

  • 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)