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  • Artist: Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
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    • P. W. Costello advertisement, 1906

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Advertisement (dated 1906) for P. W. Costello's business as an engrosser, designer and portrait artist. In 1906, Costello printed the ad on a small card for distribution to prospective clients. At the time, his studio was located in the Trader's...
    • Advertisement, 1906
    • P. W. Costello advertisement, 1912

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Advertisement (dated June 1912) for P. W. Costello's business as an engrosser, designer and portrait artist.
    • Advertisement, 1912
    • P. W. Costello and Son, 1924

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Advertising card (dated 1924) designed by artist P. W. Costello, announcing that his son Joseph W. Costello had joined his engrossing and illuminating business. The card was distributed to friends and clients who came to the Costello studio, which...
    • Advertisement, 1924
    • Sir Henry Irving, 1904

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (dated 1904) of famed British Shakespearean actor Sir Henry Irving (1838-1905). The drawing was autographed by Irving in January 1904 when he performed as Shylock in 'The Merchant of Venice' at the Lyceum Theatre in...
    • Irving, Henry
    • Viola Allen as Glory Quayle, ca. 1901

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (dated ca. 1901) of American stage and silent film actress Viola Allen (1867-1948) as Glory Quayle in 'The Christian,' a role she created. Allen performed in Scranton, Pennsylvania four times between 1901 and 1911....
    • Allen, Viola
    • Sir Harry Lauder, 1913

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (dated ca. 1913) of Scottish Vaudeville singer Sir Henry 'Harry' Lauder (1870-1950). Beginning in 1913, Lauder made many appearances in Scranton, Pennsylvania before large crowds at the Poli Theatre. Wearing a kilt...
    • Lauder, Harry
    • Johnston Forbes-Robertson

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (undated) of English actor and theatre manager Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937). He was best known for his portrayal of Hamlet. In 1915, he appeared in Scranton (Pa.) in 'The Passing of the Third Floor Back'...
    • Forbes-Robertson, Johnston
    • Olga Nethersole

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (undated) of English actress Olga Nethersole (1866-1951). Camille and Juliet were two of her more popular roles.
    • Nethersole, Olga
    • John Drew

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (undated) of John Drew (1827-1862). Drew was an Irish-American stage actor and theatre manager who was best known for his comic characters. He managed the Arch Street Theatre in Philadelphia, together with his wife,...
    • Drew, John
    • Sir Harry Lauder

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (undated) of Scottish Vaudeville singer Sir Henry 'Harry' Lauder (1870-1950). Beginning in 1913, Lauder made many Scranton (Pa.) appearances before large crowds at the Poli Theatre. Wearing a kilt and carrying a...
    • Lauder, Harry
    • Sir Harry Lauder

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (undated) of Scottish Vaudeville singer Sir Henry 'Harry' Lauder (1870-1950). Beginning in 1913, Lauder made many Scranton (Pa.) appearances before large crowds at the Poli Theatre. Wearing a kilt and carrying a...
    • Lauder, Harry
    • Mary Boland, ca. 1914

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink drawing (undated, ca. 1914) of American stage and film actress Mary Boland (1882-1965), who began acting at the age of fifteen. She debuted on Broadway in 1907 in 'The Ranger' with Dustin Farnum and later performed in...
    • Boland, Mary
    • Maclyn Arbuckle in 'The County Chairman,' 1904

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink portrait (dated 1904) of American stage and film actor Maclyn Arbuckle (1866-1931) as Honorable Jim Hackler in 'The County Chairman,' a comic role he played in Scranton, Pennsylvania in December 1905 at the Lyceum Theatre....
    • Arbuckle, Maclyn
    • Maude Adams as Phoebe Throssell, 1912

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink portrait (dated ca. 1912) of American actress Maude Adams (1872-1953) as Phoebe Throssell in J. M. Barrie's 'Quality Street,' a role she played at the Lyceum Theatre (Scranton, Pa.) in 1901. Adams autographed the drawing...
    • Adams, Maude
    • Elizabeth Risdon

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink portrait (undated) of American stage and movie actress Elizabeth Risdon (1887-1958), who appeared in 140 films in her career. She made her Broadway debut in 1912 in 'Fanny's First Play.' Throughout the 1920s, the resilient...
    • Risdon, Elizabeth
    • William H. Taft

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Autographed pen and ink portrait (undated) of William Howard Taft (1857-1930), the 27th U.S. President and later a Supreme Court Justice.
    • Taft, William H.
    • Frederick L. Hitchcock caption, undated

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Caption (undated) for an oil painting of Frederick L. Hitchcock (1837-1924), lettered by P. W. Costello in Engrosser's Text. The painting depicts Hitchcock on horseback as a major in the 132nd Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers at Falmouth,...
    • Hitchcock, Frederick L., caption for painting, undated
    • Jewish Home of the Friendless charter, 1916

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Charter of incorporation (dated 1916) from the Commonwealth of the Pennsylvania for the Jewish Home of the Friendless (Scranton, Pa.), now known as the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania. The facility was originally located on Harrison Avenue, but...
    • Jewish Home of the Friendless Charter, Oct 1916
    • St. David's Society Charter, 1913

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Charter of incorporation (dated February 1913) from the Commonwealth of the Pennsylvania for the Saint David's Society of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Artist P. W. Costello designed the Pennsylvania State Charter certificate template in 1908, and then...
    • St. David's Society Charter, 1913
    • Third National Bank check, 1899

    • Costello, P. W., 1866-1935
    • Check (dated May 18, 1899) for $10.00 written for an account at the Third National Bank of Scranton, Pa. Lettering on the check is by artist P. W. Costello.
    • Bank Check - Third National Bank Check, May 1899

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