[Joseph Jefferson, family, and related views] [graphic], [ca. 1880-1900]

Henshaw, Julia
Active in South Lyon, Mich.

Collection size: 12 photographic prints : b&w ; 18 x 27 cm. or smaller

Collection Summary: Photographs of Joseph Jefferson, family group portraits, and scenes of Orange Island, La., where Jefferson's family had a home. Some prints are annotated, and appear to have been used for publication. Photographer(s) unidentified.

Biographical/Historical Note: Jefferson was a painter, actor. Best known for his role as Rip Van Winkle.

Donated 1991 by Julia Henshaw, who acquired the photographs through her grandfather, a neighbor of Joseph Jefferson and a child actor in plays with Jefferson in an area near New Iberia, Louisiana.

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