Sarah Frances Frost was born in England and came to the United States as a child in 1870. Her first stage appearance was in 1878 in Gilbert and Sullivan's H. M. S. Pinafore. She was always popular with her audiences, and over the years became famous for her roles as Juliet, Viola, Rosalind, Beatrice, and Portia. Her second husband was E. H. Sothern, himself a distinguished Shakespearean. Their first joint success was in Romeo and Juliet in 1904. In 1907 she returned with her husband to England and as a member of Sothern's company excelled in various plays in the company's Shakespeare repertory. She performed chiefly in the plays of Shakespeare and worked almost constant until her retirement in 1924.

The card on the left was published by the Rotograph Company and photographed by B. J. Falk, both of New York. The message on the card is dated October 12, 1905, and says, "Saw herself and [E. H.] Sothern in 'The Taming of the Shrew' last night."

Julia Marlowe
(1866-1950)
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as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra

as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing

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