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Performing Arts Posters

The collection includes posters advertising individual plays and operettas, burlesque, vaudeville, and specialty acts, dance companies, extravaganzas produced by the Kiralfy Brothers, portraits of entertainers, and stock posters. Featured performers include Julia Arthur, De Wolfe Hopper, Joseph Hart Vaudeville Co., Thomas W. Keene, Andrew Mack, Robert B. Mantell, Mathews & Bulger, Lewis Morrison, Phil Sheridan's New City Sports Co., Royal Lilliputians, and Jennie Yeamans. Directors, managers, and producers include Edward J. Abraham, Blaney, and Vance, William A. Brady, Sidney R. Ellis, W.J. Fielding, Charles Frohman, Hoyt & McKee, the Kiralfy Brothers, Jacob Litt, Rice & Burton, Rich & Harris, A.Q. Scammon, Sam S. Schubert, Thall & Kennedy, Fred E. Wright, Charles H. Yale, and others. Playwrights include David Belasco, George H. Broadhurst, Bartley Campbell, Charles Turner Dazey, Gilbert & Sullivan, William Gillette, Seymour Hicks, David Higgins, Bronson Howard, Cecil Raleigh, William Shakespeare, Sutton Vane, and others. Plays include such popular titles as Arizona, At Piney Ridge, By the sad sea waves, Devil's auction, Evangeline, Faust, Female drummer, H.M.S. Pinafore, The hidden hand, The last of the Rohans, Ole Olson, The Queen of Chinatown, Shenandoah, Siberia, The sporting life, Uncle Tom's cabin, Venice, The war of wealth, Way down East, Yon Yonson, and others. Images depicted include scenes from plays, portraits of performers, and performers performing. Featured entertainers are not always depicted in the image. Some posters are mainly textual with peripheral images.
Rose Hill English Folly Co.
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Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Harry Montague's Comedy Company. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kellar

Kellar

Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 6152B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kellar

Kellar

Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 6152B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

The tiger lilies

The tiger lilies

Caption: My dear Alphonso. Created and "copyrighted by W.J. Morgan & Co. Litho., Cleveland, O., U.S.A." Direction, Scribner-Drew Amusement Co. No. 7203. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Professor Cummings, the celebrated magician, vocalist, and comedian!!

Professor Cummings, the celebrated magician, vocalist, and comedian!!

"Piece-work!! Piece-work! Magic! ... Mystic arts! ... Dancing babies!" Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Repeated to-night grand combination Swiss bell ringers and Continental Vocalists at the public hall

Repeated to-night grand combination Swiss bell ringers and Continental...

Created by "Clarry & Reilly, Printers, Designers, and Engravers, 12, 14, & 16 Spruce Street, New York." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Mr. Wehli's left hand

Mr. Wehli's left hand

Copyrighted by Max Strakosch. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Arrah-Na-Pogue, or The Wicklow wedding

Arrah-Na-Pogue, or The Wicklow wedding

At head of title: "The Ashtons. Purdy's Opera House, Bath, N.Y., Friday eve. April 23d. Miss Dorrit Ashton! The greatest actress of her age in the world ... " On corner of woodcut image: "Adrian-Probasco, Phila... more

Four graces

Four graces

A972 U.S. Copyright Office Copyrighted 1870 by Ferd. Mayer & Sons Mammoth Lith. Print, New York. Created by "Ferd. Mayer & Sons' Mammoth Lith. Print, 96 & 98 Fulton St., New York." Pieces missing from poster. S... more

Hand & glove a new & powerful domestic drama of original incidents : written & constructed by Geo. Conquest and Paul Meritt of London.

Hand & glove a new & powerful domestic drama of original incidents : w...

Created by "A. Hoen & Co. Steam Print., Balto." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kiralfy's grand spectacle of Paradise lost

Kiralfy's grand spectacle of Paradise lost

Includes portraits of Julia Seaman, Kiralfy Brothers, and others. "Printed by Stannard & Son, 7, Poland St., London ...." Copyrighted by Imre and Bolossy Kiralfy, 1874. Signed: R.J. Hamierton(?), London. Forms ... more

Plantation banjo player

Plantation banjo player

F9878 U.S. Copyright Office Created and copyright 1875 by Courier Co. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Negro double song & dance

Negro double song & dance

F9879 U.S. Copyright Office Created by the Courier Co. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

Champagne and oysters

Champagne and oysters

I2384 U.S. Copyright Office " 1 3s. 6d." Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyrighted Feb. 1878 by H.A. Thomas, 865 Broadway, N.Y." Poster with same image but in darker tones: POS - TH ... more

Rice's Extravaganza Combination

Rice's Extravaganza Combination

I7292 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Miss Lizzie Webster. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1878 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Signed: Thomas. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collecti... more

The little duke

The little duke

I7453 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyrighted by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

I7291 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyrighted 1878, H.A. Thomas." Signed: Kendrick. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Babes in the wood

Babes in the wood

Colville Folly Company. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyrighted Feb. 1878 by H.A. Thomas, 865 Broadw., N.Y." Signed: Kendrick. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... more

Champagne and oysters

Champagne and oysters

I2384 U.S. Copyright Office " 1 3s. 6d." Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyrighted Feb. 1878 by H.A. Thomas, 865 Broadway, N.Y." Poster with same image but in lighter tones: POS - TH... more

Birch, Wambold & Backus, San Francisco Minstrels from their Opera House, Broadway & 29th Street, New York

Birch, Wambold & Backus, San Francisco Minstrels from their Opera Hous...

I5195 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by H.A. Thomas." Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y." San Francisco Minstrels consist of Billy Birch, Dave Wambold, and Charles Backus. Forms part o... more

Leonzo Bros. sensational artists and the great dog, Tiger

Leonzo Bros. sensational artists and the great dog, Tiger

K14627 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: Renault. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Robson & Crane as the knaves of Shakespeare

Robson & Crane as the knaves of Shakespeare

K682 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The two Dromios, "Comedy of errors." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston; copyrighted 1879 by the Forbes Lith. Mfg. Co." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Robson & Crane in Shakespeare's "Comedy of errors"

Robson & Crane in Shakespeare's "Comedy of errors"

K12486 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Clinton Hall's Strategists

Clinton Hall's Strategists

K14805 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Araminta, Nelly, Jack, Mrs. Howard, Mr. Mildman, Pepper, Bijah, Mr. Rutledge, O'Flam. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y." From sketches by Sol Smith. ... more

Arnold Brothers' Great Novelty Troupe original big 12.

Arnold Brothers' Great Novelty Troupe original big 12.

K10914 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Amos, William, Frank. Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poste... more

Beula Merton, solo cornetist

Beula Merton, solo cornetist

K12046 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Juvenile Pinafore

Juvenile Pinafore

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children. K12760 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y. 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. S... more

Saville English Opera Company

Saville English Opera Company

K14810(?) U.S. Copyright Office Color version of poster: POS - TH OPT - .S67, no. 1a (C size). Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Poster advertising operet... more

The chimes of Normandy

The chimes of Normandy

K11707 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: Renault. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The banker's daughter

The banker's daughter

K14811 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Act III. The quarrel at the embassy - an insult resented. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Signed: Kendrick. F... more

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Caption: The Captain and sweet little Buttercup. Buttercut: "How sweetly he carols forth his melody to the unconscious moon." Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sulli... more

Thro' the dark

Thro' the dark

K3007 U.S. Copyright Office "After a sketch by Ch. Kendrick." Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... more

H.J. Sargents Comedy Company (organization no. 4) in Dion Boucicault's farcical comedy, "Contempt of court"

H.J. Sargents Comedy Company (organization no. 4) in Dion Boucicault's...

K14626 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Rice's Surprise Party in the great musical extravaganza, "Horrors"

Rice's Surprise Party in the great musical extravaganza, "Horrors"

K8497 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Ella Zuila, the Australian funambuliste

Ella Zuila, the Australian funambuliste

K11710 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Effie Johns

Effie Johns

Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

F.C. Bangs as "Daniel Druce"

F.C. Bangs as "Daniel Druce"

K11706 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Village blacksmith. Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster ... more

Little Maggie Benson the original "Baby Benson."

Little Maggie Benson the original "Baby Benson."

Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y. 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Fatinitza

Fatinitza

K14802 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y." Signed: Vic Arnold. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

H.M.S. Pinafore Rice's extravaganza combination.

H.M.S. Pinafore Rice's extravaganza combination.

K1665 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collecti... more

Rice's Surprise Party

Rice's Surprise Party

K13136 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Padgett & Bassett's Bric-a-brac

Padgett & Bassett's Bric-a-brac

K14806 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Rice's Evangeline extravaganza company

Rice's Evangeline extravaganza company

K10147 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kate Thayer Grand Concert Company

Kate Thayer Grand Concert Company

Includes portraits of Mrs. Helen Norman, Signor Tagliapietra, Teresa Carreno, M. Arbuckle, Kate Thayer, and Chas. E. Pratt. K11702 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 War... more

Saville English Opera Company

Saville English Opera Company

K14810(?) U.S. Copyright Office B&w version of poster: POS - TH OPT - .S67, no. 1 (C size). Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Poster advertising operettas... more

Miss Alice Placide

Miss Alice Placide

K11821 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Burlesque

Burlesque

K15688 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y. 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Gotthold Octoroon Combination

Gotthold Octoroon Combination

K11705 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: J.N. Gotthold as Salem Scudder. Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collect... more

Miss Jane Coombs, "School for scandal"

Miss Jane Coombs, "School for scandal"

K10913 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Poster advertising play by Richard Sheridan. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Th... more

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children. K12047 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y. 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. F... more

The little duke

The little duke

K11820 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Enchantment

Enchantment

Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Right lower corner missing. Signed: R. Muller after sketches by Vic. Arnold. Forms part of: Theatrical poster colle... more

Robt. McWade as Rip Van Winkle

Robt. McWade as Rip Van Winkle

K13135 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Fatinitza

Fatinitza

K8211 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Minstrel first part

Minstrel first part

K9059 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

K6997 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Murphy & MacDonough, proprietors. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Frank I. Frayne as Si Slocum

Frank I. Frayne as Si Slocum

K11708 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The banker's daughter

The banker's daughter

K14808 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The duel in the snow. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadw', N.Y.; copyrighted 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Signed: Vic Arnold. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collec... more

Miss Rose Goodall

Miss Rose Goodall

Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Alice Oates

Alice Oates

K11701 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: Renault. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The Old Dominion Colored Vocalists with the Gotthold Octoroon Combination

The Old Dominion Colored Vocalists with the Gotthold Octoroon Combinat...

K15307 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The human canon ball

The human canon ball

K9060 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Woman in burlesque costume in front of rocky outcrops]

[Woman in burlesque costume in front of rocky outcrops]

K13237 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Li... more

Coming! Prof. H.B. Reynolds the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer, and magician will appear in Freaks ....

Coming! Prof. H.B. Reynolds the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer, ...

Created by "What Cheer Show Print, R.I." Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Fritz-Emmet

Fritz-Emmet

Caption: Fritz-Emmet. Signed: Matt Morgan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Oliver Twist - Nancy Sikes

Oliver Twist - Nancy Sikes

Theater poster showing full-length portrait of "Nancy Sikes." Purchase; Chisholm Larsson Gallery; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:032).

Janauschek as "Meg Merrilies"

Janauschek as "Meg Merrilies"

Created by "Courier Lith. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The voyagers

The voyagers

L18132 U.S. Copyright Office "Lith. by the J.M.W. Jones S. & P. Co., Chicago." Caption: On the White Star Line in a two act musical comedy. Portrait of Mrs. Augustus J. Bruno in upper left corner. Forms part of... more

5th annual tour, B.A. Bamber's Dime Show travels, art, history, astronomy, fun, electricity : grand stereoptical dissolving views : scenes in many lands.

5th annual tour, B.A. Bamber's Dime Show travels, art, history, astron...

Program includes: pt. 1, The planetarium ; pt. 2, Natural scenery ; pt. 3, The ill-fated ship ; pt. 4, The highland lover's courtship for marriage ; pt. 5, Statuary ; pt. 6, Miscellaneous. Forms part of: Theatr... more

Abbey's Humpty Dumpty

Abbey's Humpty Dumpty

"Abbey's Humpty Dumpty and Spanish Students : largest combination in the world ..." Abbey & Hickey, proprs.; Geo. H. Tyler, bus. manager; Jas. S. Maffitt, stage manager. Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 86... more

The Hutchinson Family tribes of John and Jesse.

The Hutchinson Family tribes of John and Jesse.

M16955 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright 1881 by C.A. Shaw and H.J. Hutchinson. Created by Forbes Co., Boston. Isaac Littlefield, Charles Albert Shaw, manager. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library... more

De Wolf Hopper

De Wolf Hopper

Created by "The Metropolitan Printing Co., N.Y." Newspaper clipping encased in mylar. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Her atonement an original American play.

Her atonement an original American play.

M20425 U.S. Copyright Office Captions: The murder: My son, my son, what have you done!; Father you do not know me?; The trial: He is not guilty, I killed Chas. Leroy! Created by "The Courier Lith. Co., Buffalo,... more

Louis Aldrich in My partner the acknowledged best American play.

Louis Aldrich in My partner the acknowledged best American play.

Created by "Thomas, Sterling & Wylie Lith., 7 E 19th St., N.Y." Portraits of Grace and Mary in upper left corner. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Miss Jenniebelle Neal, dramatic reader and pianist with the Hutchinson Family

Miss Jenniebelle Neal, dramatic reader and pianist with the Hutchinson...

M16951 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1881 by C.A. Shaw." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

N16294 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kiralfy Bros "Michael Strogoff"

Kiralfy Bros "Michael Strogoff"

N16299 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Larger version of poster: POS - TH - KIR, no. 4a (C size). Forms part of: Theatrical poster collectio... more

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

Kiralfy Bros "Around the world"

N16295 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Larger version of poster: POS - TH - KIR, no. 1a (C size). Forms part of: Theatrical poster collectio... more

Kiralfy Bros "Black crook"

Kiralfy Bros "Black crook"

N16291 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Larger version of poster: POS - TH - KIR, no. 2a (C size). Forms part of: Theatrical poster collectio... more

Kiralfy Bro's. "Michael Strogoff"

Kiralfy Bro's. "Michael Strogoff"

N16298 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Booth's Theatre, two weeks, commencing Monday, Feb. 6, every ev'ng and Saturday matinee with the ideal opera company

Booth's Theatre, two weeks, commencing Monday, Feb. 6, every ev'ng and...

Caption: N.W. Whitney. Created by "Armstrong & Co., Boston & N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kiralfy Bro's. "Michael Strogoff"

Kiralfy Bro's. "Michael Strogoff"

N16297 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy, 1882." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

A sensation! An innovation! All ladies! All ladies! Grand inaugural tour of America of the famed European sensational attraction, Lilly Clay's Company of Ladies Only the only real novelty Garden of Eden : an Adamless Eden.

A sensation! An innovation! All ladies! All ladies! Grand inaugural to...

Created by "Metropolitan Job Print, 38 Vesey Street, New York." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Excelsior

Excelsior

P2170 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1883, by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy." Caption: The past The present. Created by "Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Silver spur

Silver spur

P15412 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1884 by E.F. Benton." Caption: Elgie. Created by "Shober & Carqueville Lith., Chicago." Form 7. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Hyde & Behman's Operatic Spectacular Minstrels under the personal supervision of Richard Hyde direct from their own beautiful theatre, Brooklyn, New York.

Hyde & Behman's Operatic Spectacular Minstrels under the personal supe...

P17856 U.S. Copyright Office "Composed entirely of artists of merit. Original in every detail. Perfectly equipped & organized with the intention of presenting minstrelsy as an art ... Reserved seats at usual pl... more

The miniature Patti, Louise Marguerite the wonderful child singer & actress.

The miniature Patti, Louise Marguerite the wonderful child singer & ac...

P26711 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: La Petite. Created and "copyrighted 1884, White Smith & Co. Lith." Signed: C.E. Amageen. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Excelsior

Excelsior

P2167 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1883, by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Lizzie Evans

Lizzie Evans

P8899 U.S. Copyright Office "R.H. Eichner & Co. copyright 1884." Created by "R.H. Eichner & Co. Lith., Baltimore, MD." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Excelsior

Excelsior

P2169 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1883 by Imre & Bolossy Kiralfy." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y.." Different and larger poster with images above Statue of Liberty: POS - TH - KIR, no. 20 (C size). ... more

Coming! Aitken & Watson Mesmeric Co. will commence a series of entertainments in mesmerism! to be held in G.A.R. Hall, Attleboro, Mass. on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings, April 28 & 29, 1885.

Coming! Aitken & Watson Mesmeric Co. will commence a series of enterta...

"The most amusing, instructive and laughable entertainment ever witnessed." Created by "What Cheer Show Print, 129 & 131 Eddy Street, between Broad & Pine, Providence, R.I." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and S... more

George Peck's grand revival of Stetson's Uncle Tom's cabin booked by Klaw & Erlanger.

George Peck's grand revival of Stetson's Uncle Tom's cabin booked by K...

Caption: Marks the lawyer. Created by "A.S. Seer's Union Square Print., N.Y." No. 115. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

George Peck's grand revival of Stetson's Uncle Tom's cabin booked by Klaw & Erlanger.

George Peck's grand revival of Stetson's Uncle Tom's cabin booked by K...

Caption: Legree. Created by "A.S. Seer's Litho. Print., N.Y." No. 170. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Thatcher, Primrose & West's Minstrels

Thatcher, Primrose & West's Minstrels

Caption: The two Chinese dromios in their original creation, "A holiday in the laundry." Created by "The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti-N=Y-London." N.Y. 1832. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library o... more

Jennie Yeamans "Our Jennie"

Jennie Yeamans "Our Jennie"

S22400 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1887 by Jennie Yeamans." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Robert B. Mantell. Monbars

Robert B. Mantell. Monbars

S26673 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The duel ; Monbars wounded. Monbars' fatal thrust! Copyrighted 1887 by Augustus Pitou. Created by "The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, N.Y. & London." N.Y. 1949. Forms part ... more

Robert B. Mantell as Monbars

Robert B. Mantell as Monbars

S26672 U.S. Copyright Office Copyrighted 1887 by Augustus Pitou. Created by "The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, N.Y., London." N.Y. 1950. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Modern minstrels

Modern minstrels

Consists of multiple portraits, including the Eight Madrigal Boys. "Photos by Falk, N.Y." Created by "H.A. Thomas & Wylie Lith., 7 E 19th St., N.Y." Upper left corner missing; part of title missing. Forms part ... more

Jennie Yeamans "Our Jennie"

Jennie Yeamans "Our Jennie"

"Copyright 1887 by Jennie Yeamans." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Bolossy Kiralfy's great production, Dolores by Victorien Sardou.

Bolossy Kiralfy's great production, Dolores by Victorien Sardou.

S29361 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Bolossy Kiralfy, 1887, New York." Created by "A.S. Seer's Litho. Print., New York." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)