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Lillian Russell in the "Brigands"
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck) (1836-1911) (Librettist)
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.) (1853-1925) (Photographer)
Offenbach, Jacques. Brigands (1819-1880) (Lyricist)
Kerker, Gustave (1857-1923) (Composer)

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file



Lillian Russell

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1889
Place: New York
Publisher: Falk
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 10
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Musical theater -- United States
Operas & operettas -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1881-1890
Content: A very popular operetta, Brigands played in 1889 at the Casino, New York, N.Y., May 9-Sept. 4, the Hollis Street Theatre, Boston, Mass., Sept. 16-21, McVicker's Theatre, Chicago, Ill., Oct. 21-Nov. 14, the Park Theatre, Brooklyn, N.Y., Dec. 30-Jan. 14, 1890, and again at the Casino Jan. 6-Feb. 23, 1890.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Portrait of Lillian Russell, dressed in a costume decorated with jewels and tassels, for her role as Fiorella in the Brigands, music by Jacques Offenbach and Gustave Kerker, libretto by William Gilbert, based on Les Brigands by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: cabinet photograph by Falk.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 cabinet photograph : b ; 17 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14520691
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dcaecf0-ff8c-012f-4bc9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1889: Created
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in the "Brigands"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed3389e-0178-83ad-e040-e00a18060ed1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in the "Brigands"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed3389e-0178-83ad-e040-e00a18060ed1

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1889). Lillian Russell in the "Brigands" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ed3389e-0178-83ad-e040-e00a18060ed1

Wikipedia Citation

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Lillian Russell in the "Brigands"