Five Melody Boys
188 x 240 mm (7.4 x 9.4 in.)
Medium and Support:
Gelatin silver print
Inscribed in pencil on verso: “5 Melody Boys 2nd time here 11-5-13”
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.
See Laurie, p. 205; see object file for research on the collection by Laura Plageman (B.A. Wesleyan 1999) and Erika Greene (B.A. Wesleyan 1988).
Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (BA Wesleyan 1956, DFA 2008), 1981