DAC Collection Object Information
Ed C. Hays,
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions (Image): 130 x 90 mm (5.1 x 3.5 in.)
Inscribed in black ink, lower center: “Ed C. Hays. Comedian Monologist [crossed out] cut in Hearld[?]”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “return to Ed C. Hays 130 W. 14th St. Cincinnati Ohio”; embossed in mat, lower right: “[covered by label…] wles 905 Vine St. Cin. O.”
Accession number: 1922.214.171.124
Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (BA Wesleyan 1956, DFA 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 19126.96.36.199 – 19188.8.131.52.
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