Fredric Robinson (1832-1912) is featured in this cabinet card by Falk, of New York City, New York. Robinson was an English theatrical performer who played York, Liverpool, and finally had his debut in London in 1851. In 1865 he was engaged by Lester Wallack to perform in America. He played Boston between 1868 and 1870. He later played in many of the major cities in the United States, including New York, San Francisco and Chicago. Robinson was an avid fisherman and he was known to travel with fishing tackle that was worth more than a thousand dollars.  The photographer of this cabinet card, Falk, was a celebrated photographer of celebrities. To see other photographs by Falk in the Cabinet Card Gallery; click on the category “Photographer: Falk”.

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