Autographed photograph of Amanda Ira Aldridge, July 4, 1936

Title

Autographed photograph of Amanda Ira Aldridge, July 4, 1936

Subject

Ring, Montague; Aldridge, Amanda Ira; Aldridge, Ira Frederick, -1867; Autographs

Description

Black and white autographed photograph of Amanda Ira Aldridge, dated July 4, 1936. The autograph reads: "Yours sincerely Amanda Ira Aldridge London July 4th 1936." Born in 1866, Amanda was the daughter of Shakespearean actor Ira Frederick Aldridge, who died in 1867. Amanda composed and published music in London under the pen name Montague Ring. Her mother was Ira Aldridge's second wife, 'Baroness' Amanda von Brandt.

Creator

Aldridge, Amanda Ira

Source

Herbert Marshall collection of Ira Aldridge, 1831-1977, 1/3/MSS 139: Box 5, Folder 3

Publisher

Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Date

1936-07-04

Contributor

Hamilton-Brehm, Anne Marie, 1970-

Rights

For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email: http://reftrack.lib.siu.edu/reft100.aspx?key=SCRCEmail&cllcid=SCRR

Files

Ira_Aldridge-008_crop_2.jpg

Citation

Aldridge, Amanda Ira, “Autographed photograph of Amanda Ira Aldridge, July 4, 1936,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed December 4, 2021, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/459.

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