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The Booth Collection at the Folger

Selected pieces from the Folger's collection of materials on Booth family.

Edwin Booth as Hamlet. Photographic reproduction, 19th century

New York, Booth's Theatre. Edwin Booth in Hamlet. Playbill, 3 February 1870

New York, Winter Garden Theatre. Hamlet. Cast list, 22 March 1865

Booth as "Brutus". Print, 19th century

New York, Winter Garden Theatre. Julius Caesar. Playbill, 25 November 1864

R. Staudenbaur. Edwin Booth. Engraving, 19th century

Mr. Edwin Booth as Iago. Engraving, 1869

Costume worn by Edwin Booth as Iago in Othello

H. Linton after W.J. Hennessy. Edwin Booth as Richard III. Hand-colored wood engraving, 1872

Costume worn by Edwin Booth in the role of Richard III, Embroidered velvet. 2nd half of 19th century.

Mr. Booth as Richard 3d. Hand-colored lithograph, 19th century

Bracelet of Edwin Booth’s hair. Bracelet, 1879

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