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James Roberts in blackface
James Roberts in blackface
ID NumberR643J-02
TitleJames Roberts in blackface
SubjectRoberts, James, 1798 or 9-1833
Actors
Circus performers
Blackface entertainers
Costume
Performing arts--History--19th century--Pictorial works
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
TypeWood engravings
DimensionsMounted sheet 2 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches
TechniqueWood engraving
CreatorJohnston, D.C.
DescriptionWhole-length portrait, wearing military uniform and carrying sword. Caption: "James Roberts in the song 'Mass Washington and Massa Lafayette."
RightsThese images are made available for educational use only and may not be used for any non-educational or commercial purpose. Approved educational uses include faculty research, teaching, and student projects. If interested in obtaining higher resolution images for your research or a publication, please contact dcc@library.illinois.edu. Fees may apply.
Physical CollectionUniversity of Illinois Theatrical Print Collection
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
CollectionPortraits of Actors, 1720-1920, University of Illinois Library
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