Original Ad For John Wilkes Booth’s Acting Debut

This is absolutely amazing. We found the original advertisement in the Baltimore Sun for John Wilkes Booth’s acting debut in Richard III. The play was at the Charles Street Theatre on Tuesday, August 14th, 1855.

John Wilkes Booth in Richard III

John Wilkes Booth in Richard III

portrait of John Wilkes Booth

portrait of John Wilkes Booth