The Costumer's Manifesto: Old Theatrical Makeup Old Theatrical Makeup Pg. 8 A kit used by a white female performer, Blanca Lester, c. 1900, and prop stage money.
Painted Cigar box
The Contents in the box, packed with tissue.
VHSAll the Parts of the kit:
Moist Rouge in a recycled container:
Two colors of face powder in recycled containers:
Greasepaint liner colors in pale blue, deep blue, and white, plus a large greasepaint stick in a ruddy red:
Crepe Hair in gray/black and gray:
Fine black liner pencil, in lipstick style dispenser:
A prop of a roll of stage money:
VHS by Irene Corey
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A complete professional actor's kit in it's original tin box, most probably used by a white male in the early 20th Century.
A barely used kit contents suggestive of a white female (amateur?) ingénue 1900-1925?
Complete and unused white female Max Factor theatrical "student" kit in original box (1940's?)
Assorted old theatrical makeup supplies and boxes.
Special effects makeup kit probably before the 1950s
A Small Basic Set of Stein's Greasepaint Sticks for a white actor or actress in it's original c.1900 tin
c. 1900 Stage makeup kit from the U.S., probably for a white male specializing in drunks and bums.
Make Up Book for Professionals
byF.W. Nack, Chicago, c.1900 a complete facsimile of a copyright expired lithographic pamphlet on stage makeup from around 1900. It shows clear diagrams of the common types of theatre makeup used for portraying popular characters and types on the American stage at that time. These diagrams are not only interesting for the study of the history of stage makeup, but also for the study of various stereotypes of race, gender and age prevalent in stage works of the time, including blackface, yellowface, and redface.
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