Hippodrome visual materials, [1905-1919]

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Description
Pencil drawing of plan for the tank at the Hippodrome, a pastel of the Prince of Wales at the Hippodrome in 1919, and a poster for amateur night. Built in 1905 with state of the art technology, the Hippodrome had a 8,000-gallon clear glass water tank that could be raised from below the stage by hydraulic pistons for swimming-and-diving shows, some featuring horses.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1905 - 1919
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 2013-300
Topics
New York Hippodrome (Organization)
Theaters
Genres
Drawings
Physical Description
3 drawings
Color
Extent: 80 x 39 cm and smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20047430
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a0035e0-3c46-0132-a742-58d385a7b928
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