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Balkas [i.e., Balkis].

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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
Form: Collodion printing-out paper prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
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
UUID: f926f340-c563-012f-a1bc-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1911: Copyright date
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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 April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0dc6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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

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Balkas [i.e., Balkis].