"HARRY CLAY BLANEY" ACTOR AND LATER NYC THEATER PRODUCER FROM HAKE COLLECTION & CPB.
7/8" shows actor smoking cigar with eyes raised to view his cock-eyed hat. Above is theatrical production title "A Boy Wanted." Reverse has aged but readable W&H back paper c. 1898. Blaney began his career in the theater as a ticket seller, became an actor and later was an active theater producer in New York for more than three decades. Near microscopic age dot on left edge. Hake book Collectible Pin-back Buttons photo example Stage, Theater, Vaudeville, Magicians & Occult Section #1014. Rare and only example known to us.
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