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Title
Woman in classical dress holding lyre.
Names
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.) (1853-1925) (Photographer)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Music -- Lyre

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889 (Inferred)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MUSIC-Lyr
Topics
lyres
Musical instruments
Music
Women -- 1800-1899
Genres
Glamour photographs
Notes
Content: Printed on mount: "Beethoven Society. Music" Letterpress design on mount: a float bearing a bust of Beethoven surrounded by allegorical figures and two standards labeled, respectively, "Simphon" and "Fidilio". This was Float no. 33, titled "Symphonic Music", one of 60 floats contributed by the New York German-American community to the "Civic and Industrial Parade" that took place on the final day of the Washington Inauguration Centennial celebration in New York in 1889. It was accompanied by the Beethoven Maennerchor, a local singing society; those riding on it may have included the woman in the photograph, posed as an allegory of music.
Source note: Photographs : duplicates of copyright deposits, received by exchange 1957, 1958, 1959. [s.n.]) Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division, Donor.
Statement of responsibility: "Copyright, 1889 by B. J. Falk N.Y."--embossed at bottom right corner of photograph.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 16 x 11 cm on cabinet card mount 27.5 x 23 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1965486
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17487565
Barcode: 33333159453758
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2fa26470-c558-012f-6a6b-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

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1889: Issued
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Woman in classical dress holding lyre." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6dcd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Woman in classical dress holding lyre." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6dcd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1889). Woman in classical dress holding lyre. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6dcd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Woman in classical dress holding lyre.