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