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Visual display of the Neil O'Brien and his Great American Minstrels

Neil O'Brien and his Great American Minstrels

  • ca. 1895
Cincinnati and New York: The Strobridge Lithographic Company
  • The image is a portrait of a man with "Matt. Keefe, America's greatest yodler" as the caption.
  • O'Brien (c. 1869-1954) began as the endman in Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. He appears as an actor in several quasi-Shakespearean productions and farces in the early years of the century, and went solo after 1915. A recording of him singing with James J. Corbett is available on "The Monarchs of Minstrelsy."

Publication Details

Other title
Set D
Producer
O'Brien, Neil
Performer
O'Brien, Neil
Producer
O'Brien, Neil
Date
ca. 1895
Publisher
Cincinnati and New York: The Strobridge Lithographic Company
Language
English
Description of Original
Color lithograph, 50 cm by 85 cm
Local identifier
WHS Image ID 89903
Location of Original
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Researchs : 4.1.0002C
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