George Mathews had a long and successful career on the Broadway stage, and in television and film. His first role in a Theatre Guild production was in Robert McEnroe's The Silver Whistle at the Biltmore Theatre (1948-1949). This photograph likely dates from this occasion.
This image is part of a larger digital database of photographs from the Theresa Helburn Theatre Guild Photography Collection. Ability to view certain images is restricted to Tri-College patrons. For a description of the collection, please go to http://www.brynmawr.edu/library/speccoll/guides/helburn