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Scene from a Drama "Hoshiai Nagoya" Performed at the Nakamura Theatre

Scene from a Drama "Hoshiai Nagoya" Performed at the Nakamura Theatre

Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from the Drama "Shusse Taiheike," Performed at the Ichimura Theatre

Scene from the Drama "Shusse Taiheike," Performed at the Ichimura Thea...

Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Mogusa-uri Scene from the Drama "Chujo-hime Hibariyama," Performed at Yamamura-za

The Mogusa-uri Scene from the Drama "Chujo-hime Hibariyama," Performed...

Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from a Drama

Scene from a Drama

Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, ca. 1702–1752) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from the Drama "Sazareishi Suehiro Genji"

Scene from the Drama "Sazareishi Suehiro Genji"

Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active 1696–1716) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from a Drama, probably "Musume Dojoji"

Scene from a Drama, probably "Musume Dojoji"

Torii Kiyonobu (Japanese, 1664–1729) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from a Drama

Scene from a Drama

Torii Kiyonobu (Japanese, 1664–1729) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene From a Drama, Ichimura Kamezo as Hirano-ya Tokubei

Scene From a Drama, Ichimura Kamezo as Hirano-ya Tokubei

Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active 1696–1716) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from a Drama

Scene from a Drama

Torii Kiyonobu (Japanese, 1664–1729) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actor Sanagawa Ichimatsu 1st as a Wakashu (Fashionable Youth) in the Drama "Momo–Chidori Shiraume"

The Actor Sanagawa Ichimatsu 1st as a Wakashu (Fashionable Youth) in t...

Torii Kiyonobu (Japanese, 1664–1729) Edo period (1615–1868)

Onoe Kikugoro in the Role of Goinosuke Takenari in the Drama "Keisei Asakusa no Kane"

Onoe Kikugoro in the Role of Goinosuke Takenari in the Drama "Keisei A...

Torii Kiyohiro (Japanese, active ca. 1737–1766) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from the Drama "Kashiwa-ga-Tōge Kichirei sumō"

Scene from the Drama "Kashiwa-ga-Tōge Kichirei sumō"

Torii Kiyohiro (Japanese, active ca. 1737–1766) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from the Drama "Matsu wa tai fusuma no wakesato"

Scene from the Drama "Matsu wa tai fusuma no wakesato"

Torii Kiyomitsu (Japanese, 1735–1785) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene From the Second Act of the Drama "Kawaranu Hana Sakae Hachinoki"

Scene From the Second Act of the Drama "Kawaranu Hana Sakae Hachinoki"

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from a Drama

Scene from a Drama

Ippitsusai Bunchō (Japanese, active 1760–1794) Edo period (1615–1868)

Bando Matataro as Umewomaru in the Drama "Sugewara denju tenarai Kagami"

Bando Matataro as Umewomaru in the Drama "Sugewara denju tenarai Kagam...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actor Nakamura Tomijuro as Bijomaru in the Drama "Kikujido" Shuen no Iwaya"

The Actor Nakamura Tomijuro as Bijomaru in the Drama "Kikujido" Shuen ...

Katsukawa Shunkō (Japanese, 1743–1812) Edo period (1615–1868)

Bando Mitsugoro I in the Role of Asahina no Saburo, Drama "Sono Kyodai Fuji no Sugatami"

Bando Mitsugoro I in the Role of Asahina no Saburo, Drama "Sono Kyodai...

Katsukawa Shunkō (Japanese, 1743–1812) Edo period (1615–1868)

Senzai from the Noh Drama Okina

Senzai from the Noh Drama Okina

Edo period (1615–1868)

The First Nakamura Nakazo in the Role of Chinzei Hachiro in the Drama "Kite Kaeru nishiki no wakayagi"

The First Nakamura Nakazo in the Role of Chinzei Hachiro in the Drama ...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene of the Drama "Oakinai Hiru-ga-Koshima"

Scene of the Drama "Oakinai Hiru-ga-Koshima"

Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from a Drama

Scene from a Drama

Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815) Edo period (1615–1868)

Act I of the Drama "Sugawara"

Act I of the Drama "Sugawara"

Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from an Unidentified Drama

Scene from an Unidentified Drama

Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825) Edo period (1615–1868)

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Th...

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interior from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

interior from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: compr...

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Drury Lane Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

Drury Lane Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Theat...

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interior from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

interior from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: compr...

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Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Th...

This image has been taken from scan 000045 from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accou... More

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Th...

This image has been taken from scan 000055 from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accou... More

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accounts of the Theatres Royal, Covent Garden, Drury Lane, Haymarket, English Opera House, and Royal Amphitheatre ... Illustrated with engravings"

Covent Garden Theatre from "History and Illustrations of the London Th...

This image has been taken from scan 000051 from "History and Illustrations of the London Theatres: comprising an account of the origin and progress of the drama in England; with historical and descriptive accou... More

Till vännen J P Olson av sann högaktning från Jacques Pulchau. Skådespelare Jacques Pulchau [1830-1891].

Till vännen J P Olson av sann högaktning från Jacques Pulchau. Skådesp...

Till vännen J P Olson av sann högaktning från Jacques Pulchau. Skådespelare Jacques Pulchau [1830-1891].

"The Drama of the Criminal Court"

"The Drama of the Criminal Court"

Defense attorney bringing jury to tears by showing sorrowful wife and children of accused ("actors hired for the occasion").

NF.01002-116

NF.01002-116

NF.01002-116

aquatic plants from "Logroño. A metric drama in two acts ... With twenty-nine illustrations by T. Walter Wilson"

aquatic plants from "Logroño. A metric drama in two acts ... With twe...

This image has been taken from scan 000059 from "Logroño. A metric drama in two acts ... With twenty-nine illustrations by T. Walter Wilson". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from ... More

The Drama of the Sea, Brittany, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithographiques

The Drama of the Sea, Brittany, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithog...

Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)

The Drama of the Sea, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithographiques

The Drama of the Sea, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithographiques

Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)

[2 women, one in man's costume, playing scene from Elizabethan drama]

[2 women, one in man's costume, playing scene from Elizabethan drama]

Photo copyrighted by Napoleon Sarony. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Actresses; Photog. I.; Theater Misc. [1893]; Shelf. Paintings.

The new Fogg's Ferry the comedy drama by Chas. E. Callahan.

The new Fogg's Ferry the comedy drama by Chas. E. Callahan.

Caption: Don't kill me, Mammy! Created by "The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Goldi tribesmen acting out folk drama, "The Repulse of the Kidnapper"

Goldi tribesmen acting out folk drama, "The Repulse of the Kidnapper"

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Interrupted lovers /

Interrupted lovers /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Another instance where "the course of true love never runs smooth." From Edison films catalog: The watchful father disturbs a dream of bliss, and the bucolic lover is taught a l... More

The lone fisherman /

The lone fisherman /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit. From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker... More

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

C26299 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Will see you at Cripple Creek to-night. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Different version of poster (two images; this image on left): POS - TH - 1897 .E4, no. ... More

Fisherman's luck /

Fisherman's luck /

"Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls in a length of stovepipe. The other is so astonished that he falls overboard. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 52618 U.S. Copyright O... More

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest success.

The electrician an American comedy drama : Chas. E. Blaney's greatest ...

C23316 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Christmas at Cripple Creek. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Drammen, Norge, 1898. LME. Trunkväxel. Telefonstation. Interiör.

Drammen, Norge, 1898. LME. Trunkväxel. Telefonstation. Interiör.

Drammen, Norge, 1898. LME. Trunkväxel. Telefonstation. Interiör.

Poursuite sur les toits /

Poursuite sur les toits /

A comedy in which two burglars flee from policemen across the rooftops.

Cuban ambush /

Cuban ambush /

"From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46695 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thoma... More

The serenaders

The serenaders

Opens on a stage set of a two-story brick building. Two street serenaders in rather shabby clothes stand outside the building, one playing a trombone and the other what appears to be a clarinet. A young woman a... More

The Astor tramp /

The Astor tramp /

"A side-splitting subject, showing the mistaken tramp's arrival at the Wm. Waldorf Astor mansion and being discovered comfortably asleep in bed by the lady of the house. Length 100 feet, complete with words of ... More

On the stroke of twelve the plausible American comedy drama : by Joseph Le Brandt.

On the stroke of twelve the plausible American comedy drama : by Josep...

48527 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: This safe is in my keeping - and I hold the key. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction of Whitaker & Lawren... More

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

48524 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: You dog! That is my answer. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3957. Forms part of:... More

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

46405 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Kiss me again. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3960. Forms part of: Theatrical p... More

Mesmerist and country couple /

Mesmerist and country couple /

"Mr. and Mrs. Hayseed have heard of this wonderful Professor, and come to his office. They waken him from a trance, give him a fee and he hypnotizes them. The stunts they do while under his influence would make... More

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

48531 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: I can lay my hand on the traitor now. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3955. Form... More

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

46404 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Yes, Pa! I'm only oiling its works. Color version of poster: POS - TH - 1899 .G75, no. 8 (C size). Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing... More

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

48528 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: "There now Clarisse, I've mesmerized him." "Lord, Mickey, I thought you'd pulverized him." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Ci... More

The magician /

The magician /

"The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow to the audience, removes his coat and hat, and they disappear mysteriously into the air. He then takes a white handke... More

Uncle Josh's nightmare /

Uncle Josh's nightmare /

"On a set of a man's bedroom, a woman can be seen helping a middle-aged man to retire. As soon as he falls asleep, an apparition appears at the edge of the room. The man begins to grapple with the vision and fe... More

Congress of nations /

Congress of nations /

"A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the fl... More

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama of the Irish rebellion : by James B. Fagen.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama o...

D13806 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Black Michael's bargain. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 9032. Forms part of: Theatrical pos... More

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new and original lines : by Owen Davis.

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new ...

D14741 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Then you die together. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Seer Print, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Boers bringing in British prisoners /

Boers bringing in British prisoners /

From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their... More

Faust and Marguerite /

Faust and Marguerite /

From Edison films catalog: Marguerite is seated before the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust, commanding him to behead the fair Marguerite. Faust refuses... More

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama of the Irish rebellion : by James B. Fagen.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in his new play, The rebel a drama o...

D13807 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Jack Blake is here! Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 9033. Forms part of: Theatrical poster c... More

Maude's naughty little brother /

Maude's naughty little brother /

"In a charming dining room a very attractive young lady is seen seated at the table, evidently waiting for the caller who is to share a quiet little dinner for two. A moment later a dude of the regular chappy t... More

Battle of Mafeking /

Battle of Mafeking /

From Edison films catalog: In the opening of this picture we see in the foreground a company of Highlanders preparing for a charge on the Boer entrenchments seen in the distance. Just in advance of the Highland... More

Fotograf W Fahlstedt.

Fotograf W Fahlstedt.

Fotograf W Fahlstedt.

English lancers charging /

English lancers charging /

From Edison films catalog: The stubborn resistance of the Boers is shown by the activity and persistency with which they fire the two large field pieces immediately in the foreground. It seems, indeed, a hopele... More

Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /

Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /

From Edison films catalog: Near the center of this scene we see the regimental surgeon directing the movements of the Ambulance Corps. Tenderly they pick up the unfortunates and place them in the ambulance. The... More

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new and original lines : by Owen Davis.

Lost in the desert the sensational event of the year : a drama on new ...

D14742 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Friends in need. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Seer Print, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The enchanted drawing /

The enchanted drawing /

"Upon a large sheet of white paper a cartoonist is seen at work rapidly sketching the portrait of an elderly gentleman of most comical feature and expression. After completing the likeness the artist rapidly dr... More

The clown and the alchemist /

The clown and the alchemist /

"Although we are led to believe that the ancient alchemists were all powerful, this picture somewhat reverses the order of things. The clown plays some wonderful pranks on the old professor. He appears and disa... More

Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /

Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /

"The scene opens by showing the battleships maneuvering for a position. They finally draw up in line of battle and commence firing on the shore batteries. Immense volumes of smoke arise from the fleet and from ... More

An artist's dream /

An artist's dream /

"The scene opens in the interior of an artist's studio. Mephisto appears mysteriously and signals the pictures to come to life. They step down from the frames and walk forward, admiring their costumes. Mephisto... More

Barney Gilmore in the great comedy drama, Kidnapped in New York by Howard Hall.

Barney Gilmore in the great comedy drama, Kidnapped in New York by How...

D7494 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Scene - 2nd Act, Central Park. Dooley - "Mr. Clark if you want to know who stole your child there stands the man." Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Ru... More

Isbryteren Tjalve (b. 1892, Nylands Verksted, Christiania)

Isbryteren Tjalve (b. 1892, Nylands Verksted, Christiania)

Isbryteren Tjalve (b. 1892, Nylands Verksted, Christiania)

Catching an early train /

Catching an early train /

H10604 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Nov1901; H10604. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Duration: 0:36 at 16 fps. LC copy does not include the railroad station footage. It ends with the suburbanite... More

Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /

Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /

"This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows Admiral Schley upon the bridge of the Brooklyn commanding the American Fleet in Santiago Harbor. The Spanish fleet is seen t... More

The tramp's unexpected skate

The tramp's unexpected skate

On a stage with a painted backdrop of a terrace overlooking a park, a man identified as a tramp by his ragged costume and beard lies asleep against a potted palm tree. Two boys enter from screen right, each rol... More

The artist's dilemma /

The artist's dilemma /

From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in an artist's studio, the artist asleep in his chair. A large old fashioned clock opens and a young lady comes out and awaking the artist, requests him to paint her p... More

The mysterious cafe /

The mysterious cafe /

From Edison films catalog: As the above title indicates, the scene does not take place in an ordinary restaurant, but one in which all natural rules of order and gravitation are reversed. The couple above menti... More

Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard int... More

Aunt Sallie's wonderful bustle /

Aunt Sallie's wonderful bustle /

"A sudden gust of wind sweeps Auntie's bonnet from her head, and she, in attempting to regain it, becomes overbalanced and falls over the stone-wall, landing on her bustle. Upon striking she immediately rebound... More

Fun in a bakery shop /

Fun in a bakery shop /

The set is of the interior of a bakery. A man in a baker's hat and costume enters and begins kneading some dough on a table by the oven. He notices a make-believe rat crawling up the side of a nearby barrel and... More

Miller & Hogarty present America's daintiest comedy queen, Elsa Ryan in the stirring comedy drama of western life, Nevada by Fred. [Dar]cy.

Miller & Hogarty present America's daintiest comedy queen, Elsa Ryan i...

Caption: Dolly - "The good book says, Thou shalt not kill!" Created and "copyright 1902 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cincinnati & New York." Lower right corner missing. N.Y. no. 10196. Forms part of: Theatrical ... More

The unappreciated joke /

The unappreciated joke /

"Scene, interior of a street-car. A stout man enters and sits down alongside of a friend and proceeds to read a comic paper. He shows a joke in the paper to his friend, and they both laugh heartily. The friend ... More

As in a looking glass

As in a looking glass

Opens on a split stage set of two rooms with a door and wall between them. In the living or dining room on the left of the frame, an elderly, bearded man sits at a table, reading the newspaper. In the bedroom o... More

The extra turn

The extra turn

Camera is positioned as if in the audience of a vaudeville show. A man and two women, all in evening clothes, are seated in a theater box to the left of a stage with curtains and a painted backdrop of trees. A ... More