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Spectres on the stage.

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Spectres on the stage.
Jahandier, A. (Engraver)
Cosson-Smeeton (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1871
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Theatrical productions
Stage props
Stages (Platforms) -- 1800-1899
Optical illusions
Horror dramas
Wood engravings
Content: The "Pepper's Ghost" apparatus adapted for the stage. The actor's illuminated shape is projected onto the stage via an inclined plate of glass. Written on border: "June 17, 1871"
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 10.8 x 15.2 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 2155317
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17705392
Barcode: 33333159463088
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1b0a190-c536-012f-af87-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1871: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spectres on the stage." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1871. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c54a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spectres on the stage." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c54a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1871). Spectres on the stage. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c54a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Spectres on the stage.