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Lillian Russell in Patience
Sarony (New York, N.Y.) (Photographer)

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file



Lillian Russell

Lillian Russell, [File A]

Lillian Russell in Patience

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Place: New York
Publisher: Sarony
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Pho A (Russell, Lillian) no. 5
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Opera singers
Musical theater -- New York (State) -- New York
Operas & operettas -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1881-1890
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Patience
Cabinet photographs
Statement of responsibility: cabinet photographs by Sarony
Biographical/historical: 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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 cabinet photograph : black & white ;17 x 11 cm.
Lillian Russell, dressed in costume and bonnet for the title role in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience, or, Bunthorne's bride.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14326411
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4cc3d640-dd4a-013b-beb4-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2024: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in Patience" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed177c2-1982-20c0-e040-e00a180673f8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in Patience" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed177c2-1982-20c0-e040-e00a180673f8

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1882). Lillian Russell in Patience Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed177c2-1982-20c0-e040-e00a180673f8

Wikipedia Citation

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Lillian Russell in Patience