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Title: Actress pattern (AKA Theatrical, Opera)
Name: Bread Tray
Date: c. 1879
Medium: Glass, pressed
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 12 11/16 × 9 3/16 in. (32.2 × 23.3 cm)
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of Ann and Henry Brunnier. In the Ann and Henry Brunnier Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: 3.15.28
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Actress (AKA Theatrical, Opera) pattern depicts famous actresses of the day on a large number of table service pieces. This Bread Tray depicts impressed portrait of actress Lillian Adelaide Neilson (pseudonym of Elizabeth Ann Brown).