Lillian Russell in An American beauty

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Title
Lillian Russell in An American beauty
Names
Schloss (Photographer)
Dupont, Aimé (Photographer)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file

Personalities

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Lillian Russell

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897; 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: J. Schloss; Aimé Dupont
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 23-24
Topics
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Operas & operettas -- United States -- 1891-1900
Musical theater -- United States
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: An American beauty was first performed at the Star Theatre, Buffalo, N.Y., Sept. 25-26, 1896. From October to December 1896, the Lillian Russell Opera Company toured the show in the eastern United States, including Miss Russell's home town, Clinton, Iowa, at the Davis Opera House, Oct. 24, 1896. New York City performances were at the Casino, Dec. 28, 1896-Feb. 27, 1897, and the Harlem Opera House, March 15-20, 1897.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Photographs of Lillian Russell in costumes for her role of Gabrielle Dalmont, a widow, in An American Beauty, music by Gustave Kerker, words by Hugh Morton, produced by the Lillian Russell Opera Company.
Content: Aimé Dupont image (no. 23) has the number 3 written on lower left corner, above the copyright. This image was used on the poster advertising the opera An American beauty. Schloss image (no. 24) is marked number 31 on lower right corner.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: cabinet photographs by Schloss and Aimé Dupont.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 cabinet photographs : b ; 17 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-F899
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14426824
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 771dfe60-ff8c-012f-50ef-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in An American beauty" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897; 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ecfb544-8351-dc09-e040-e00a18066962

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in An American beauty" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ecfb544-8351-dc09-e040-e00a18066962

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1897; 1896). Lillian Russell in An American beauty Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ecfb544-8351-dc09-e040-e00a18066962

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Lillian Russell in An American beauty