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Famous Actresses

Maker:
Fred Brown  Search this
Medium:
Carved and polychromed wood, silver, steel
Dimensions:
H: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 in.)
Type:
costume & accessories
Decorative Arts
Cane
Object Name:
Cane
Made in:
USA
Date:
1920s
Credit Line:
Gift of John B. Scholz in memory of Walter Scholz
Accession Number:
1987-97-12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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unknown actress

Maker:
Muray, Nickolas  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
silver gel (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1920s-1930s
Subject:
Actors  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1337
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1337
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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unknown actress

Maker:
Muray, Nickolas  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
silver gel (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1920s-1930s
Subject:
Actors  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1341
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1341
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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unknown actress

Maker:
Muray, Nickolas  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
silver gel (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1920s-1930s
Subject:
Actors  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1338
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1338
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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The National Theatre: The Chamelon, Used Up, The Young Actresses

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
announcement
broadside
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1856
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
CL.63.0945
Accession number:
247375
Catalog number:
63.945
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Photograph, Autographed, Actress, Angela Cartwright

Materials:
Paper, glossy
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 25.4 x 20.3cm (10 x 8 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1997-1998
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory K. H. Bryant.
Inventory Number:
A20060513073
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Photograph, Autographed, Actress, Angela Cartwright

Materials:
Paper, glossy
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1997-1998
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory K. H. Bryant.
Inventory Number:
A20060513074
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Boris Karloff

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Lithographer:
United States Corp Litho  Search this
Sitter:
Boris Karloff, 23 Nov 1887 - 2 Feb 1969  Search this
Medium:
Color halftone poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 104.5 x 68 cm (41 1/8 x 26 3/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1957
Topic:
Poster  Search this
Poster\Movie  Search this
Boris Karloff: Male  Search this
Boris Karloff: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Boris Karloff: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Leslie and Alice Schreyer
Object number:
S/NPG.84.219
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Marilyn Maxwell, Dorothy Morris, Frances Rafferty at USO Halloween Party

Copyright holder:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation  Search this
Maker:
Bull, Clarence  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
silver gel (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 32.7025 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Place made:
United States: California, Beverly Hills
Date made:
ca 1943
Subject:
Navy  Search this
Actors  Search this
Entertainment, Film  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.1501
Catalog number:
2013.0327.1501
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7c18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813106

Jackie Coogan

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Jackie Coogan, 26 Oct 1914 - 1 Mar 1984  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 40 × 34.8 cm (15 3/4 × 13 11/16")
Mat: 61 × 50.8 cm (24 × 20")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1920
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Jacket  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Male  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Child  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of Robert Hunter, Esq.) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number:
NPG.2019.58
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4664f0931-8fe5-4e36-963e-bcbcf63a23f7
EDAN-URL:
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Gilbert Roland

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Gilbert Roland, 11 Dec 1905 - 15 May 1994  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 39.7 × 29.8 cm (15 5/8 × 11 3/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1922
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Weapon\Gun  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Holster  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Gilbert Roland: Male  Search this
Gilbert Roland: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Gilbert Roland: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of Robert Hunter, Esq) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number:
NPG.2019.60
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm455958dd2-bd1b-4f22-89f4-7970747b312f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2019.60

Adolphe Menjou in "Morocco"

Artist:
Joseph Grant, 15 May 1908 - 6 May 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Adolphe Menjou, 18 Feb 1890 - 29 Oct 1963  Search this
Medium:
India ink, crayon and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 22.2cm x 15.2cm (8 3/4" x 6")
Sheet: 28.1cm x 20cm (11 1/16" x 7 7/8")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1930
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fedora  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Male  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Military\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Carol Grubb and Jennifer Grant Castrup
Object number:
NPG.93.452
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42c9a06bc-2e83-4db8-a83e-707e5eae1662
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.452

Gilbert Roland

Artist:
George Hurrell, 01 Jun 1904 - 17 May 1992  Search this
Sitter:
Gilbert Roland, 11 Dec 1905 - 15 May 1994  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet/Mount: 121.5cm x 91.4cm (47 13/16" x 36")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1939
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Gilbert Roland: Male  Search this
Gilbert Roland: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Gilbert Roland: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of David R. Davis, II
Object number:
S/NPG.88.122.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Profiles in History
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
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John Huston

Artist:
Irving Penn, 16 Jun 1917 - 7 Oct 2009  Search this
Sitter:
John Huston, 5 Aug 1906 - 28 Aug 1987  Search this
Medium:
Platinum-palladium print
Dimensions:
Image: 40.9 x 39.6 cm (16 1/8 x 15 9/16")
Sheet: 60.5 × 50.7 cm (23 13/16 × 19 15/16")
Mount: 63.4 × 50.7 cm (24 15/16 × 19 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1980 (printed 1984)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
John Huston: Male  Search this
John Huston: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Huston: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Huston: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
John Huston: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
John Huston: Military\Army  Search this
John Huston: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Irving Penn
Object number:
NPG.88.70.28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1983 The Conde Nast Publications, Inc.
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
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Mike Wallace

Artist:
John Kascht, born 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Mike Wallace, 9 May 1918 - 7 Apr 2012  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, colored ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 52.2 x 38cm (20 9/16 x 14 15/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1999
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Tool\Axe  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Overcoat  Search this
Mike Wallace: Male  Search this
Mike Wallace: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Mike Wallace: Communications\Journalist\Reporter  Search this
Mike Wallace: Performing Arts\Performer\Television Personality  Search this
Mike Wallace: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer\Radio  Search this
Mike Wallace: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Mike Wallace: Communications\Broadcast Journalist\Television  Search this
Mike Wallace: Military\Navy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the artist in honor of Mary Beth Charland
Object number:
S/NPG.2005.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© John Kascht
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Norman Mailer

Alternate Title:
Norman Mailer onTIME cover
Artist:
Larry Rivers, 17 Aug 1923 - 14 Aug 2002  Search this
Sitter:
Norman Mailer, 31 Jan 1923 - 10 Nov 2007  Search this
Medium:
Photolithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 30.4 x 25.4 cm (11 15/16 x 10")
Type:
Print
Date:
1998
Topic:
Norman Mailer: Male  Search this
Norman Mailer: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
Norman Mailer: Literature\Writer\Magazine article  Search this
Norman Mailer: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Norman Mailer: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Norman Mailer: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Norman Mailer: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Norman Mailer: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Norman Mailer: Military\Army  Search this
Norman Mailer: National Book Award  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of David C. Ward
Object number:
S/NPG.2005.150
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Larry Rivers / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2005.150

Adolphe Menjou in "The Great Flirtation"

Artist:
Joseph Grant, 15 May 1908 - 6 May 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Adolphe Menjou, 18 Feb 1890 - 29 Oct 1963  Search this
Medium:
India ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 29.3cm x 25.1cm (11 9/16" x 9 7/8")
Sheet: 37.3cm x 31cm (14 11/16" x 12 3/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1934
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Nature & Environment\Bone\Skull  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Candle  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Male  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Military\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Carol Grubb and Jennifer Grant Castrup
Object number:
NPG.93.453
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4955ea9d3-0482-4b17-8bc5-a528c8b76ebe
EDAN-URL:
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La Llamarada (The Drum)

Alternate Title:
Sabu Dastagir
Artist:
Osvaldo Mario Venturi, 1900 - 18 Nov 1989  Search this
Sitter:
Sabu Dastagir, 26 Jan 1924 - 2 Dec 1963  Search this
Medium:
Chromolithographic poster on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 109.3 × 73.7 cm (43 1/16 × 29")
Type:
Print
Date:
1946
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Pistol  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Turban  Search this
Poster  Search this
Sabu Dastagir: Male  Search this
Sabu Dastagir: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Sabu Dastagir: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquisition made possible through federal support from the Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Object number:
NPG.2017.55
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42f805130-f0d2-448e-9367-73793a93fe15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2017.55

Alan Manson

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Alan Manson, 7 Jun 1918 - 5 Mar 2002  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.8cm x 13.9cm (3 7/16" x 5 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1941
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Postcard  Search this
Alan Manson: Male  Search this
Alan Manson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Alan Manson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Alan Manson: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.95.270
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cf8119bf-6984-4d87-a4c4-b265a3a02043
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.95.270

Alan Manson

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Alan Manson, 7 Jun 1918 - 5 Mar 2002  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.8cm x 13.9cm (3 7/16" x 5 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1941
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Postcard  Search this
Alan Manson: Male  Search this
Alan Manson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Alan Manson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Alan Manson: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.95.269
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e8eb3004-8344-4c2b-8c9f-8037d3ac775f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.95.269

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