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Clem Bevins as Pinkerton Pinch,

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions (Image): 141 x 99 mm (5.6 x 3.9 in.)

Inscribed in ink, upper center: “Clem Bevins”; inscribed in ink: “3Ah Center Large (...illegible) 4 Hands”; inscribed in ink, lower center: “as Pinkerton Pinch Ha Ha Sez He Docs”; inscribed in pencil, lower center: “as Pinkerton Pinch”; inscribed in ink: “No! out copy photo”; inscribed in ink, lower left: “Clem Bevins”; embossed on mat, lower center: “BLEIBEL 209 Randolph St. Detroit, Mich.”

Accession number: 1981.27.5.47

Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (B.A. Wesleyan 1956, D.F.A. 2008), 1981

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Purchased by the donors from a secondhand store in Bridgeport, CT; possibly collected by owner or manager W.P. Heuritze of the Roanoke Theater (location presently untraced), or by several managers or theaters.

Bibliography: See object file for research on the collection by Laura Plageman (B.A. Wesleyan 1999) and Erika Greene (B.A. Wesleyan 1988).

Work Type: photograph

Related Works: From a group of 74 vaudeville photographs, DAC 1981.27.5.1 – 1981.27.5.74.

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