The noted actor Edwin Forrest achieved his first fame in New York at the Park Theatre in 1826, in the role of Othello. For the next quarter century he was America's leading tragedian, rivaling such English stars as Edmund Kean and William Macready.
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
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