Bartlett's Minstrels

Image

Bartlett's Minstrels
Bartlett's Minstrels Verso

Title

Bartlett's Minstrels

Identifier

11136

Source

1985

Description

A mounted piece of artwork featuring portraits of fifteen performers as part of Bartlett's Minstrels. (Left to Right, Top Row): Jule Wagner, Charlie Welch, James Clark, Carl Perkins, Harry Whitehouse. (Left to Right, Middle Row): Waldo Porter, Thomas Linn, _____, Wallie Perkins, Charles McKeeby. (Left to Right, Bottom Row): Chas. Barlow, _____, C.G. Bartlett, James McLean, A.G. Bartlett. The performers are holding instruments and several are wearing blackface. Photo is mounted in a frame with a newspaper clipping pasted on the back.

Creator

Brewster, John Calvin

Date

Circa 1879

Format

Black and White Photograph
11.5 x 15 cm

Subject

Blackface entertainers
Minstrel shows

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Citation

Brewster, John Calvin, “Bartlett's Minstrels,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed October 28, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/2742.