Sunday, 4 August 2019

922) Laura Keene

Laura Keene (1826 – 1873). British stage actress and theatre manager. In her twenty-year career, she became known as the first powerful female manager in New York. She is most famous for being the lead actress in the play Our American Cousin, which was attended by President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., on the evening of his assassination.

- "Auburn-haired actress Laura Keene...https://books.google.it/books…

- "Her strongest assets were her large, dark, expressive eyes, slender, graceful figure, lustrous auburn hair, and melodious voice.https://boothiebarn.com/20…/…/20/grave-thursday-laura-keene/

- "The chestnut-eyed actress with the long, auburn hair..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "... a rather pronounced nose, expressive dark eyes and auburn hair..."  https://books.google.it/books…



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