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Title
[E. H. Sothern as Romeo, Julia Marlowe as Juliet]
Material
Photograph, 1 photograph : Black/White
Period
20th century
Measurements
29.0 x 20.5 cm.
Description
Notes about E. H. Sothern: Actor who was born in New Orleans, educated in England, and made his New York debut in 1879. Julia Marlowe and Sothern began a collaboration in Romeo and Juliet at the Illinois Theatre, Chicago, in 1904, and eventually married. They played together as Beatrice and Benedick, Ophelia and Hamlet, Katherine and Petruchio, Viola and Malvolio, Portia and Shylock, and the Macbeths. Both were good friends of Horace Howard Furness.
Notes about Julia Marlowe: Born in England, Marlowe came to America in 1870 and became a star when she appeared as Juliet in New York in 1887. Edward H. Sothern and Marlowe began a collaboration in Romeo and Juliet at the Illinois Theatre, Chicago, 1904, and eventually married. They played together as Beatrice and Benedick, Ophelia and Hamlet, Katherine and Petruchio, Viola and Malvolio, Portia and Shylock, and the Macbeths. Both were good friends of Horace Howard Furness.
Notes about Louise Brooks Furness: wife of Horace Howard Furness Jr.
MS inscriptions in lower margin: To Horace and Louise Furness. E. H. Sothern. "Death that hath suck'd the honey of thy health hath had no power yet upon thy beauty." / Dear friends, a loving greeting from your devoted Julia Marlowe Sothern.
Repository
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania: Furness, P/So100.1 M, Medium Box
ID Number
(FURNESSTHEATER)furness_pso100_1_m
Play
Romeo and Juliet
Related Agent
Sothern, E. H., "(Edward Hugh)", 1859 - 1933, act.
Marlowe, Julia, 1865 - 1950, act.
Furness, Louise Brooks, 1868 - 1929.
Furness, Horace Howard, Jr., 1865 - 1930.
Shakespeare, William, 1564 - 1616, aut., Romeo and Juliet.
Actor/Character
Sothern, E. H. (Romeo)
Legacy Bibliography Number
269738
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