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Lillian Russell, ca. 1915

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Lillian Russell, ca. 1915
White Studio (New York, N.Y.) (Photographer)

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file



Lillian Russell

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915 (Questionable)
Place: New York
Publisher: White
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 28
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Opera singers -- 1911-1920
Women entertainers -- United States
Content: A studio portrait of Lillian Russell, ca. 1915, seated with right arm resting on an unseen support which is covered with a rug. Probably used as a token gift by Russell.
Content: Card folder torn, edges missing.
Content: Image is autographed by Lillian Russell and is enclosed in a card folder with "Compliments of Lillian Russell" printed on the front; the name is a signature.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Part of a photograph series made by the White Studio, New York, N.Y., many of which appeared in newspaper and magazines articles about Lillian Russell. On Sept. 28, 1915, the Cleveland Plain Dealer printed the photo with Russell identified as "Mrs. Lillian Russell-Braham-Solomon-Chatterton-Moore", a reference to Russell's many marriages and the public's fascination with them. The photograph also appeared Jan. 2, 1916 in the San Francisco Post announcing Russell's appearances as the headliner at the Orpheum Theatre, a vaudeville house of the time.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: photograph by White.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : sepia ; 15 x 10 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14520702
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9252a910-ff8c-012f-43fe-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1915: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell, ca. 1915" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed343d6-6129-095a-e040-e00a18060cf0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell, ca. 1915" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed343d6-6129-095a-e040-e00a18060cf0

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1915). Lillian Russell, ca. 1915 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed343d6-6129-095a-e040-e00a18060cf0

Wikipedia Citation

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Lillian Russell, ca. 1915