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Caricature of Vesta Tilley.

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Caricature of Vesta Tilley.
Binns, L. J. (Artist)

L. J. Binns caricatures, 1901-1915.

Vesta Tilley.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901 - 1915
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-VIM 1998-025
Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952
Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Drawing signed by artist and subject.

Content : Pen and ink and watercolor drawing of English actress Vesta Tilley, depicted with an oversize head, dressed as a man in military wear, holding what might be a riding crop or thin cane.

Content : Vesta Tilley was a well-known vaudeville and operetta performer who appeared in the New York in 1903, working for Tony Pastor and later for Oscar Hammerstein.

Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 1 drawing : col. ; 22 x 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13765578
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14568852
UUID: d31aa230-c646-012f-faff-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Caricature of Vesta Tilley." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901 - 1915. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ee0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Caricature of Vesta Tilley." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ee0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1901 - 1915). Caricature of Vesta Tilley. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ee0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Caricature of Vesta Tilley.