He's Jack Sheppard!

Boston Theatre / February 14, 1874

The leading actor of this company, H. S. Murdoch, became one of the victims in the infamous Brooklyn Theatre fire of December 5, 1876, which left nearly 300 performers, crew and audience members dead.

- Johnson Street as it appeared after the Brooklyn Theater Fire -

Benefit of H.S. Murdoch (also: "The Chimney Corner" and "The Widow's Victim") - donated by Michael A. Morrison, Ph.d (New York Theatrical Memorabilia)

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