Creator

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Identifier

2005002r_JCA-002-01_Vesta_Tilley_Troupe

Creation Date

1898

Subject—Names

Aldrich, Charles T.; Juggling Johnsons; Dockstader, Lew; Musical Avolos; DeFrece, Sir Walter; Cohan, Josephine; Tilley, Vesta; Cohan, Jerry; Cohan, Mary; Cohan, George M.; Reno and Richards

Subject—Topics

Music halls; Music hall singers; Male impersonators; Performers; Theatres;

Coverage

1898

Description

Vesta Tilley Troupe (1898) - Owned by Weber & Fields. Identified in the group portrait are Charles T. Aldrich, Burlesque Magician; Juggling Johnsons; Lew Dockstader, Great Minstrel; Musical Avolos; Sir Walter DeFrece, Miss Tilley’s husband; Josephine Cohan, sister at 18 years; Vesta Tilley, England’s Greatest Male Impersonator; Jerry Cohan, Father; Mary Cohan, Mother; George M. Cohan at 20 years [the Cohans performed together as The Four Cohans]; Boy Soprano; Reno and Richards.

Format

BW photograph; 6.5” x 9.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

JCA-002-01

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