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Lillian Russell in Patience
Additional title: Bunthorne's bride.
Additional title: The stage struck maidens.
Sarony & Co (Photographer)
Sullivan, Arthur, Sir (1842-1900) (Composer)
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck) (1836-1911) (Librettist)

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file



Lillian Russell

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1882
Place: New York
Publisher: Sarony
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 5-6
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Content: From Jan. 23 to Mar. 18, 1882, Lillian Russell appeared in The Stage Struck Maidens, Tony Pastor's burlesque of Patience, with music and libretto by Jacques Kruger. She later performed in Gilbert and Sullivan's original at the Bijou Opera House, June 5-24, 1882, repeating her performance Sept. 9-Oct. 7 that year, and again July 13-Sept. 21, 1896, at the Herald Square Theatre, New York, N.Y.
Content: Lillian Russell, dressed in costume and bonnet for the title role in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience, or, Bunthorne's bride.
Content: Photographs
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Statement of responsibility: cabinet photographs by Sarony.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 cabinet photographs : b ; 17 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14326411
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 896ed8a0-ff8c-012f-6ce7-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1882: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in Patience" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882.

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Lillian Russell in Patience