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Lillian Russell in "The grand duchess"

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Names
Sarony & Co (Photographer)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Sarony
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 11
Topics
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Operas & operettas -- United States -- 1891-1900
Musical theater -- United States
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : A popular operetta, The Grand Duchess was revived, with Lillian Russell in the title role, several times over a five year period. It opened at the Casino, New York, N.Y., running Feb. 25-May 31, 1890; then at the Casino Roof Garden, New York, July 13-Aug. 22, 1891, the Hyperion, New Haven, Conn., with Clarence Day making a guest appearance as a muzhik (Russian peasant), in New York at Abbey's Theatre, Dec. 4-22, 1894, and Boston's Tremont Theatre, Dec. 31, 1894-Jan. 12(?), 1895.

Content : Lillian Russell in the title role of the operetta, The Grand Duchess, music by Jacques Offenbach, libretto by Charles Lamb Kenney and Edgar Smith, based on La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. Scene depicted is Lillian Russell's first act entrance. Dressed in ermine, she arrived on stage seated in a sleigh, driving through a blinding paper snowstorm.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Cabinet photograph by Sarony.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 cabinet photograph : b ; 17 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG98-F882
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14520692
UUID: 4770fe60-c56d-012f-82b6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in "The grand duchess"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-3883-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in "The grand duchess"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-3883-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). Lillian Russell in "The grand duchess" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-3883-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lillian Russell in "The grand duchess"