Henry Irving, Sarony Albumen Cabinet Card Logo on the front 4 x 6 1/2 inches
(6 February 1838 – 13 October 1905),
was an English stage actor in the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility (supervision of sets, lighting, direction, casting, as well as playing the leading roles) for season after season at the Lyceum Theatre, establishing himself and his company as representative of English classical theatre. In 1895 he became the first actor to be awarded a knighthood, indicating full acceptance into the higher circles of British society.
Irving is widely acknowledged to be one of the inspirations for Count Dracula, the title character of the 1897 novel Dracula whose author, Bram Stoker, was business manager of the theatre.
Sarony, Napoleon. Cabinet Card. Henry Irving,
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