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3311T Boston
November 11, 2019 12:00PM - November 17, 2019 7:00PMCalender
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Salsbury's Troubadours, Nellie McHenry.

$400$325
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

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.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Hoen & Co., Webster, Nate Salisbury, Nellie McHenry, Salsbury, St. Louis, Chicago