c. 1890’s original photograph of the Giffen-Neill Theater Company of Savannah, Georgia. In this photograph is actress Blanche Bates. But it’s James Neill, the Theater manager who made an impact on theater and Wall Street. James F. Neill, was THEE Pioneer of the Modern Stock Company Movement. There is an outstanding dissertation on the career of James Neill by Dr.William Henry Zucchero of The Ohio State University published in 1964 on the life of James Neill.
Photograph measures 7 ½ x 9 inches.