Cabinet Cards, the Actress edition
Maud Branscombe, Annie Pixley, Margaret Mather, Mlle. Rhea. 1880s, 1890s

Anderson cabinet card of Margaret Mather (1859-1898), a Canadian stage actress, also known as Margaret Bloomer. She had a turbulent life and died onstage.

Autographed (on the back) Anderson cabinet card of stage actress Annie Pixley (1858–93), who died, apparently, of brain fever. See screenshots of the NYT obituary in 1893, below.

Mora cabinet card of Maud Branscombe, a world beauty of the day. Read more about her here.
Detail Branscombe card

Nora autographed cabinet card of Mlle. Rhea (1843 - 1899). Bio here.

detail Rhea Card

Backs of the cards

Annie Pixley's autograph, Sept 13th.

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