Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 146

Price Realized: $ 660
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. Uncle Tom and Little Eva (supplied titles.) Two large cabinet card photographs of white actors in a scene from 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' Riverhead, L.I.: Dowens Photographer, circa 1880's

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Two rare cabinet cards depicting a scene from Uncle Tom's Cabin as it was performed at the Vail Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead Long Island. The Music Hall is the oldest surviving Theatre in Riverhead and was built to resemble Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. 'After a number of previews, including a strawberry festival and musicale, the Music Hall opened with fanfare on October 11, 1881. . .Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was the Music Hall's first professional play, and was produced at the Music Hall by several companies during its early years. From the Vail-Leavit Music Hall online history.