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The Emperor of Crabs design for The Garden of Paradise.

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Names
Urban, Joseph (1872-1933) (Artist)
Liebler & Co. (Producer)
Collection

Designs for The garden of paradise, 1914.

Series II. Costume designs.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1914
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-VIM 1937-001
Topics
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery
Notes
Content : Consists of 15 costume designs, 6 set designs, and 6 plates depicting props for a production in nine scenes of THE GARDEN OF PARADISE, produced by Liebler & Co. at the Park Theatre in New York City. An adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's THE LITTLE MERMAID, the play opened on November 28, 1914, but closed after only seventeen performances. It was then bought by Florenz Ziegfeld for his Midnight Frolics. According to Best Plays of 1909-1919, "The later downfall of the house of Liebler & Co...was presaged by [this] elaborately handsome production."

Content : Forms part of the Liebler & Co. Records.

Content : Joseph Urban, artist, architect and designer for the theater, was born in Vienna, Austria and died in New York City. His designs for The Garden of Paradise were his first for the New York theater.

Content: Ncludes costume designs for The Queen, Courtiers, Eglamour, The Gran Visier, the Queens Ladies, Toad Servants of the Sea Witch, The Drenched King, Prince Jelly Fish, Crabs, Queens Court, The Little Queen, Ladies from the Holy Island, The Witch, the Empress Dowager, the Merman Emperor, Undersea Musicians, Undersea Cook and Master of Ceremonies and the Emperor of Crabs.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15425510
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW02-F15
Barcode : 33433015979283
UUID: 8bf0d670-c60b-012f-236a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1914: Created
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The Emperor of Crabs design for The Garden of Paradise." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1914. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ec2a079-c894-5829-e040-e00a180665b1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The Emperor of Crabs design for The Garden of Paradise." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ec2a079-c894-5829-e040-e00a180665b1

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1914). The Emperor of Crabs design for The Garden of Paradise. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ec2a079-c894-5829-e040-e00a180665b1

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The Emperor of Crabs design for The Garden of Paradise.