DAC Collection Object Information
Bobby De Rue,
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions (Image): 140 x 99 mm (5.5 x 3.9 in.)
Inscribed in typeset label, lower center: “Bobby De Rue. The Inimitable Comedian A Satan for the Blues”; embossed on mat, lower right: “Soll” […illegible]
Accession number: 1918.104.22.168
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 1922.214.171.124 – 19126.96.36.199.
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