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Gilbert Adrian costume designs for the Greenwich Village follies.

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1920
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 2010-081 (Box 1)
Stage costume
Aquatints -- Hand-colored
Content: Known through most of his career as "Adrian", Gilbert Adrian was born in Connecticut as Adrian Dolph Greenburg. His designs for Broadway include George White's scandals and Nifties of 1923 but much of his career was spent in Hollywood, designing for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from 1925-1939. He retired in 1952 but returned to Hollywood in 1958 to design Camelot, for which he posthumously received a Tony Award.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 4 original designs : col. ; 51 x 38 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14947108
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba565a80-c60a-012f-16f6-58d385a7bc34
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