Theatre poster featuring Ira Aldridge performing in Lovers of Bourbon

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Poster advertising the play "Lovers of Bourbon" featuring Ira Aldridge as the character Three Finger'd Jack. The poster is narrow and printed on thin paper. The text is black and in a variety of sizes and fonts. The poster lists other actors in the play, a synopsis, the theater location and prices of admission. The top third of the poster reads “LAST NIGHT / OF PERFORMING UNTIL THE FAIR. / THEATRE ROYAL / HALIFAX. / THE CELEBRATED / AFRICAN TRAGEDIAN / MR. / IRA ALDRIDGE! / AS FABIAN & THREE FINGER'D JACK / AND LAST NIGHT OF HIS PERFORMING IN HALIFAX.”. Date: 1850s. Record ID: nmaahc_2014.151.1.

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