Salsbury's Troubadours, Nellie McHenry. Baltimore, Maryland: A. Hoen & Co., [c. 1880]. Oversized chromolithographic poster depicting a full-length life-size (or larger than life) image of Nellie in a long pink and red striped dress with green silk accents, and bustle, wearing a top hat and holding a cane, with fancy character shoes, head cocked back, promising great entertainment, neatly matted and framed, 80 x 38 in.
Nellie (nee Webster) McHenry (1853-1935) was an actor born in St. Louis. She was working at the Hooley Comedy Company in Chicago when she met Nate Salisbury. McHenry, Webster, and her husband Nate Salisbury established the Troubadors around 1870.
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