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"Ira Aldridge as Othello"

 Item — Box: 2, Object: 6
Identifier: 016.02.6

Scope and Contents

Incscription contains a brief history of Ira Aldridge, an African American Actor. It also describes a sculpture of Ira created by Pietro Calvi, a Milanese sculptor.


  • 1940 - 2020

Conditions Governing Access

Physical access to this collection is restricted due to COVID precautions.


From the Collection: 6.1 Linear Feet (6 containers with 7 free standing awards)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Separated Materials

The replica of Pietro Calvi's bust of Ira Aldridge can be found on display in Penumbra Theater.

Physical Description

Metal plate with letter engraving.


28 cm x 22 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Hallie Q. Brown Community Archives Repository

270 N. Kent Street
Saint Paul MN 55102 USA