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Balkas [i.e., Balkis].

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Balkas [i.e., Balkis].
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.) (1853-1925) (Photographer)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Stage Costume

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1911-06-27
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC STAG
Reicher, Hedwig
Stage costume
Sheba, Queen of
Glamour photographs
Statement of responsibility: "The Falk Studio 14 and 16 West 33rd St. N.Y."--printed on mount. "© Falk N.Y."--inscribed on negative. "Jun. 27, 1911 © Cl. J157025"--stamped on verso.
Content: Hedwig Reicher in the role of Balkis, or the Queen of Sheba, one of a series of tableaux vivants showcasing famous female characters from history, accompanied by dialogue, music and dance, collectively titled "Daughters of dawn : A lyrical pageant or series of historic scenes for presentation with music and dancing." Dramatic dialog by Bliss Carman and Mary Perry King.
Physical Description
Collodion printing-out paper prints
Extent: 1 photographic print on cabinet card mount : glossy collodion printing-out paper ; 22 x 11 cm. (8 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1996752
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17517425
Barcode: 33333159480066
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f926f340-c563-012f-a1bc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1911: Copyright date
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Balkas [i.e., Balkis]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0dc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Balkas [i.e., Balkis]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0dc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Balkas [i.e., Balkis]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0dc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Balkas [i.e., Balkis].