Two identical silver gelatin prints depicting a black-and-white composite image of three (3) unidentified men and Laura Cathrell dressed in theatrical costumes. Cathrell stands left of center, in profile, with her torso turned towards the men on the right side of the image. She is wearing a dark toned, cropped, short sleeve blouse, a stripped skirt with ruffles along the hem, and a tall hat with a large feather plume extending from the top of the hat. She is depicted looking down towards the man on the far left. He is wearing an open shirt, laced, with large dark and light bands on the sleeves, white pants, sandals, and a brimmed straw hat decorated with diagonal stripes on the edge of the brim. He is kneeling with a conga drum held on his upper thighs. His hands are poised above the drumhead, which faces to the left edge of the image. The drum is decorated with geometric bands. On the right side of Cathrell are two (2) additional men standing, both looking towards her. Both wear outfits similar to the man kneeling. The man on the left is holding maracas in both hands and is facing Cathrell. The man on the far right stands with his back to the other performers and his torso turned to the right edge of the image. Partially cut off white text, printed in the negative, in the bottom right corner reads, [JAMES KOLL[ÁR / RADIO CITY, N.Y.]]. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the image.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell and a man. Both Cathrell and the man are depicted from the shoulders up, in profile, looking down towards the bottom right corner of the image. Both are nude. The man stands partially behind Cathrell. The man’s hair is smoothed back and Cathrell’s hair is up in a loose bun. Cathrell is wearing small, drop earrings. They stand in front of a white background. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell and an unidentified man. Cathrell and the unidentified man are depicted side-by-side from the chest up with their faces touching. Cathrell, depicted on the left, is wearing a dark garment with a white scarf draped around her neck. The man depicted on the right, is wearing a medium toned suit, dark collared shirt, and a light patterned tie. In the bottom left quadrant is a handwritten inscription in black ink that reads, [To My Darling / Sis / With Love / Lauri & Alfred]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a stage performance with a band, dancers, and singer against a large backdrop. The backdrop features several, large caricatured instrumentalists playing brass instruments, stringed instruments, and a woodwind instrument, along a long checkered hallway that has been painted in linear perspective. The band is arranged along the back of the stage, with most members sitting behind individual music stands. Front and center on the stage is a male singer standing at a microphone. He is depicted wearing a light colored suit. Three (3) female dancers, in matching short dress costumes with large bows on their heads, are depicted on each side of the singer. All six (6) of the dancers are posed with their hands held towards the right edge of the image. The dancers’ proper left legs are crossed over their right legs. There are six (6) signatures in blue ink on the front of the image, scattered throughout the lower portion of the image. There are no inscriptions on the back.