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Diane Wolf

American Theatrical Memorabilia

Three albums containing reproductions of photographs and clippings documenting major theatrical productions and personalities in New York City, ca. 1900-1905. Legitimate drama and music theater are represented as well as vaudeville and the Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Noteworthy are images from Becky Sharp, Floradora, Babette, and spectacle production at the Hippodrome, The albums complement theatrical collections already in the Library, including those of Victor Herbert and Minnie Maddern Fiske, and the vast files of musical theater sheet music. Other significant names in theater history found in the albums include: Julia Marlowe, Henry Irving, Fritzi Scheff, Charles Frohman, Ellen Terry, Cissie Loftus, Richard Mansfield, and Maude Adams.











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