TWO (2) CARTES DE VISITE OF ENGLISH-BORN ACTOR WILLIAM E. BURTON, PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN. William Evans Burton.
TWO (2) CARTES DE VISITE OF ENGLISH-BORN ACTOR WILLIAM E. BURTON, PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN

TWO (2) CARTES DE VISITE OF ENGLISH-BORN ACTOR WILLIAM E. BURTON, PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN

s.l. s.n., 1850s. Original documents. (1) Full-length sepiatone image of Burton in character as "Toodles Sober," wearing hacking jacket, jodhpurs, boots, high hat, and walking stick or riding crop. Written lightly in pencil on the verso is "W.E. Burton" [not an authentic signature]. (2) Head-and-shoulders sepiatone image of Burton in formal wear, looking at the camera. Below the image is the imprint of Gurney & Son, Fifth Ave., N.Y. On the verso is the Gurney crest and name, Fifth Avenue, Cor. 16th St., N.Y. "W.E. Burton" is pencilled at the top [not an authentic signature]. Very Good. Item #040319

Burton (1804-1860) aka Billy Burton was born in London and emigrated to the US in 1823, where he earned a reputation as an actor and theatre manager, &c.

Price: $65.00

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