Students in Cast of 'Richard III,' West Virginia University

Identifier:
024662
Collection Number:
4045
Title:
Students in Cast of 'Richard III,' West Virginia University
Date:
1891-1892
Creator:
Johnston, John L.
Description:
Group portrait of all male cast in costume for a student production of Shakespeare's 'Richard III.' The play raised funds for WVU's first football team. Proceeds bought, 'uniforms, football, and a rule book.' Pictured, left to right, A. Brown Smith; Ed. Mayer; Claude Gore; Melville Davisson Post, Director; Richard Stine; Frederick Minshall, Doresey Stine; C. Earl Vance; Kemble White; Harry Smith.
Subjects:
College students--West Virginia--Morgantown., Amateur plays--West Virginia--Morgantown.
Personal Names:
Gore, Claude., Post, Melville Davisson., Stine, Richard., Minshall, Frederick., Smith, Andrew Brown., Stine, Doresey., Mayer, Ed.
Corporate Names:
WVU--Student Activities--Drama., WVU--Athletics--Football --1890-1915.
Acquisition Source:
Molby, Professor F. A.
Acquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
glass plate negative
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView