The Widow's Victim

Boston Theatre / February 14, 1874

(also: "The Chimney Corner" and "He's Jack Sheppard!")

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.

donated by Michael A. Morrison, Ph.d (New York Theatrical Memorabilia)

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