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Cdv photograph, 4" x 2 1/4"; C.D. Fredricks, NY backmark. Period pen id on verso.  Very slight trimmed on top of mount, o/w Fine cond, with strong Tonality and contrast.

EDWIN FORREST (1806-1872), American actor,  made his first stage appearance in 1820; in 1826  had a great success as Othello.  His last appearance was as Richelieu in  1871. He died on the 12th of December 1872. He had amassed a large fortune, much of which he left by will to found a home for aged actors.


SKU: cdvet211
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