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Louis Tracy,

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions (Image): 140 x 101 mm (5.5 x 4 in.)

Inscribed in black ink, upper left: “Photo #2”; inscribed in ink, center left: “1/2 sheet in 1-4 colors”; inscribed in ink, lower center: “Louis Tracy CALIFORNIA SINGER AND DANCING COMEDIAN”; inscribed on verso: “Louis Tracy”; inscribed in stamp, center right: “Bushnell S.F. CAL”

Accession number: 1981.27.5.71

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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