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Juvenile Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Juvenile Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 ...

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

The diversions of high society / Albert Levering.

The diversions of high society / Albert Levering.

Illustration shows a large crowd of men and woman, all wearing formal evening clothes, three women wearing short red dresses have secured the attentions of several young men, to the chagrin of others, during an... More

[Actor in the Peking Opera]

[Actor in the Peking Opera]

Digital file provided by donor. Gift; Jean E. Norwood; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:207).

Broadway Theatre Opera Co. presenting the DeKoven & Smith's greatest success, The highwayman

Broadway Theatre Opera Co. presenting the DeKoven & Smith's greatest s...

Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The A.S. Seer Print, 242-244 W. 41st St., N.Y." Management, Andrew A. McCormick. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Scenes and behind scenes at the Metropolitan opera / Hy Mayer ; drawn by Hy Mayer.

Scenes and behind scenes at the Metropolitan opera / Hy Mayer ; drawn ...

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon showing Giulio Gatti-Casazza with the trained animals for various operas and a woman sitting in the "celebrated 'Horseshoe'" section of the operahouse; the surrounding vign... More

The little duke Hess English opera.

The little duke Hess English opera.

"Copyrighted 1878 - J.E. Jackson, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

"Lady Jane" in Patience

"Lady Jane" in Patience

M14284 U.S. Copyright Office "A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. [copyrighted]." Created by A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... More

"Carmen"

"Carmen"

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Carmen" at the Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles, Calif., showing a woman dancing. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore., American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore., American vaudeville and popular entertainme...

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)

Hello! Hello! Is that so? Whitney Opera Co.? All right save me a box. What's the opera? A Normandy wedding. That's funny! Be sure and save the box

Hello! Hello! Is that so? Whitney Opera Co.? All right save me a box. ...

Created by "... rdson & Foos ... N.Y." Different version of poster: POS - TH OPT - .N65, no. 1a (C size). Lower left and right corners missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

La Traviata. G. Verdi. Atto terzo duetto

La Traviata. G. Verdi. Atto terzo duetto

Postcard shows a scene from the third act of the opera La Traviata, where Violetta is a caricature of Emperor Franz Josef, and Alfredo is portrayed as Kaiser Wilhelm. The Italian lyrics translate as Paris, oh d... More

"The chocolate soldier"

"The chocolate soldier"

Poster for the Federal Music Project presentation of "The Chocolate Soldier" at the Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Sponsored ... More

Federal Music Project presents the comic opera "Die fledermaus" - "The bat" by Johann Strauss

Federal Music Project presents the comic opera "Die fledermaus" - "The...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Die Fledermaus" at the San Bernardino High School auditorium, showing a bat.

Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Caption: I am an orphan boy. Created by "A.S. Seer Print, New York." Signed: VA [Vic Arnold]. Words by W.S. Gilbert; music by Arthur Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The little duke, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

The little duke, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 19...

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)

Broadway Theatre Opera Co. presenting the DeKoven & Smith's greatest success, The highwayman

Broadway Theatre Opera Co. presenting the DeKoven & Smith's greatest s...

Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The A.S. Seer Print, 242-244 W. 41st St., N.Y." Management, Andrew A. McCormick. 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

Adah Richmond's Operetta Bouffe Troupe

Adah Richmond's Operetta Bouffe Troupe

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sapho: Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique / / PAL.

Sapho: Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique / / PAL.

Performing arts poster for a performance of a comic opera by Henri Cain and Arthur Bernède, with music by Jules Massenet and based on a novel by Alphonse Daudet, showing Emma Calvé as Fanny LeGrand.

Richard Carle in The tenderfoot an operatic comedy in 3 acts : book by Richard Carle ; music by H.L. Heartz.

Richard Carle in The tenderfoot an operatic comedy in 3 acts : book by...

Caption: My Alamo love. Created and "copyright 1903 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 10479. Under the direction of the Dearborn Theatre Management. Forms part of: Theatrical poster... More

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federal Music Project : Ballet directed by Madame Bianca.

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federa...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Carmen," showing a matador. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

H.M.S. Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

H.M.S. Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 19...

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

Marguerita Sylva in Kirke La Shelle's elaborate opera comique production, The Princess Chic book by Kirke La Shelle, music by Julian Edwards.

Marguerita Sylva in Kirke La Shelle's elaborate opera comique producti...

Created by "The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cin. & N.Y." No. 4967. Signed: Marguerita Sylva, May 25, 1941. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

"Carmen" Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach.

"Carmen" Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach.

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Carmen" at the Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, Calif., showing a woman dancing.

The mikado

The mikado

Caption: Yum Yum. Created by "The Jno. B. Jeffery Print.-Eng. Co., Chicago." Pieces missing from center. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... More

D'Oyly Carte's Opera Co. in Utopia, limited Gilbert & Sullivan's new opera.

D'Oyly Carte's Opera Co. in Utopia, limited Gilbert & Sullivan's new o...

Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cincinnati & New York." No. 5762. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Oh! My bravest and best I resign thee! on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval lith. Phila

Oh! My bravest and best I resign thee! on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Du...

Print shows a soldier with his right arm resting on the back of a chair in which a young woman is seated, she is holding a handkerchief in her right hand and gestures with her left hand. Caption continues: Wri... More

Works Progress Administration Federal Music Project of New York City Theatre of Music Presenting chamber operas, symphony concerts, grand operas, [and] chamber music at popular prices.

Works Progress Administration Federal Music Project of New York City T...

Poster for Federal Music Project of New York City presentation of operas, concerts, and chamber music at the Theatre of Music, 254 W. 54th St., New York City, New York. Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon.... More

"Lady Angela" & "Lady Saphir" in Patience

"Lady Angela" & "Lady Saphir" in Patience

M14288 U.S. Copyright Office "A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. (copyrighted)." Created by A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... More

The mikado

The mikado

Caption: Pooh-Bah. Created by "The Jno. B. Jeffery Print.-Eng. Co., Chicago." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress) Exhibit loan 4085-L.

"The bold brigand" from our rocky tow'r on high on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval lith. Phila

"The bold brigand" from our rocky tow'r on high on stone by A. Newsam ...

Print shows a "brigand" standing on rocks in the mountains, firing his gun, possibly to confuse his pursuers as to his whereabouts by the echo. Caption continues: Sung in the opera fra Dìavolo, with unbounded ... More

Jenny Lind in the opera of La Somnambula

Jenny Lind in the opera of La Somnambula

Portrait of Jenny Lind, in full costume, on stage with other actors. On lower right: Lith of Sarony New York. Below image: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by William Hall & Son, in the Cl... More

"Hansel and Gretel" Adapted from the opera for children .... by Humperdinck : Limited return engagement by popular demand.

"Hansel and Gretel" Adapted from the opera for children .... by Humper...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Hansel and Gretel" at the Greek Open Air Theatre, Los Angeles, Calif., showing Hansel and Gretel standing next to a tree. Work Projects Administration Poster ... More

"Carmen"

"Carmen"

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Carmen" at the Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles, Calif., showing a woman dancing.

Opera House, Socorro, Socorro County, NM

Opera House, Socorro, Socorro County, NM

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial building, warehouse, depot, train station, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The lorgnette

The lorgnette

Photograph shows a woman seated at the opera using glasses to view the performance. Gottheim collection code: GG. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Librar... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

"Copyrighted - 1879 J.E. Jackson." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

John W. Isham's Oriental America 40 minutes of grand opera.

John W. Isham's Oriental America 40 minutes of grand opera.

Created and "copyright 1896 The Strobridge Lith-Co, Cincinnati & New York." Isham & Graff, sole proprietors. No. 7118. P&P has: copy 1 and copy 2 with pieces missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection... More

John W. Isham's Oriental America 40 minutes of grand opera.

John W. Isham's Oriental America 40 minutes of grand opera.

Created and "copyright 1896 The Strobridge Lith-Co, Cincinnati & New York." Isham & Graff, sole proprietors. No. 7118. P&P has: copy 1 and copy 2 with pieces missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection... More

Suppe's Fatinitza elaborate production : spectacular opera.

Suppe's Fatinitza elaborate production : spectacular opera.

Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Les auteurs de la belle Bourbonnaise / G. LaFosse.

Les auteurs de la belle Bourbonnaise / G. LaFosse.

French caricature shows two men in a balloon basket shaped like a tri-corner hat attached to a balloon with the face of a man (possibly Italian statesman Francesco Crispi) labeled "La belle Bourbonnaise" for an... More

The famous original Bostonians America's greatest light opera company.

The famous original Bostonians America's greatest light opera company.

"Barnabee & MacDonald, proprietors, direction of Klaw & Erlanger presenting high class opera comique, unequalled cast, chorus & orchestra." Created and "copyright 1899 Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 27... More

La fille du regiment

La fille du regiment

Portrait of Jenny Lind, in full costume, on stage. No. 22[9]. On lower right: Lith of Sarony New York. Below image: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by William Hall & Son, in the Clerk's O... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

"Bunthorne" in Patience

"Bunthorne" in Patience

M14285 U.S. Copyright Office "A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. copyrighted." Created by A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... More

The mandarin, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

The mandarin, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti & New York." DeKoven-Smith Opera Co.; Evans & Mann, prop'rs & m'grs. No. 7355. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The little duke, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

The little duke, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 19...

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)

Hello! Hello! Is that so? Whitney Opera Co.? All right save me a box. What's the opera? A Normandy wedding. That's funny! Be sure and save the box
Manon. G. Massenet. Acte I Mentore

Manon. G. Massenet. Acte I Mentore

Postcard shows a scene from the opera Manon, where Manon is a caricature of Emperor Franz Josef, and her suitor is portrayed as Kaiser Wilhelm. The lyrics, given in French, translate as We will not go to Paris!... More

Cuyahoga County Opera Association and Federal Music Project present "Giroflé Girofla" by Charles Le Coq Comic opera.

Cuyahoga County Opera Association and Federal Music Project present "G...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "Giroflé Girofla" at the Alliance of Poles Hall, 6964 Broadway.

[Actor in the role of a grandmother in the Peking Opera]

[Actor in the role of a grandmother in the Peking Opera]

Digital file provided by donor. Gift; Jean E. Norwood; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:207).

W.P.A. Federal Music Project of New York City [presents] two chamber operas, "The romance of robot" [and] "La serva padrona"

W.P.A. Federal Music Project of New York City [presents] two chamber o...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "The Romance of Robot" a romantic satire by Frederic Hart and Tillman Breiseth, and "La Serva Padrona" a comic interlude by Pergolesi; dramatic production devise... More

The mascot

The mascot

"A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. (copyrighted)." Created by A.S. Seer's Print. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The Ameer music by Victor Herbert ; book by Frederic Rankin & Kirke La Shelle.

The Ameer music by Victor Herbert ; book by Frederic Rankin & Kirke La...

Caption: Your ship sails Wednesday. Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." Frank Daniels Comic Opera Comedy; Kirke La Shelle, proprietor. No. 4627.... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

"Copyrighted - 1879 J.E. Jackson." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The mandarin, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

The mandarin, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti & New York." DeKoven-Smith Opera Co.; Evans & Mann, prop'rs & m'grs. No. 7355. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

H.M.S. Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

H.M.S. Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 19...

K1755 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Go ribald get you hence to your cabin with celerity. Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, 26 Union Square, N.Y." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Signed: Vic Arn... More

Haverly's New York Juvenile Pinafore Company 50 artists--50.

Haverly's New York Juvenile Pinafore Company 50 artists--50.

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children. K14730(?) U.S. Copyright Office Created by "Strobridge & Co. Lith., Cincinnati. J.H. Haverly, proprietor; Robert Filkins, manager... More

The mascot

The mascot

M17163 U.S. Copyright Office "A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. (copyrighted)." Created by A.S. Seer's Print. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The mikado

The mikado

Caption: Katisha. Created by "The Jno. B. Jeffery Print.-Eng. Co., Chicago." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

As seen from the boxes / Keppler.

As seen from the boxes / Keppler.

Illustration shows H.H. Rogers, John D. Rockefeller, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and a man labeled "Armour", possibly J. Ogden Armour, in a theater box during an opera with two women labeled "Law" and "Justice" s... More

Grand opera opens / L.M. Glackens.

Grand opera opens / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows Giulio Gatti-Casazza and Oscar Hammerstein throwing puppets labeled "Tenor, Second Tenor, Contralto, Baritone, Basso, Mezzo Soprano, [and] High Soprano" at each other. Illus. in: Puck, v. 64... More

"Hansel and Gretel" by Humperdinck

"Hansel and Gretel" by Humperdinck

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Hansel and Gretel" at the W.P.A. Theatre, 614 S.W. 11th St., showing Hansel and Gretel sitting on a bench. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Lib... More

Cincinnati Federal Theatre [presents] "Pirates of Penzance" [a] Gilbert & Sullivan operetta

Cincinnati Federal Theatre [presents] "Pirates of Penzance" [a] Gilber...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Pirates of Penzance" at Emery, Walnut & Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio, showing a pirate ship. Date stamped on verso: Apr 17 1937. Poster design by James H. Mu... More

Once upon a time  (Es war einmal)
Advertisement Poster: Patience

Advertisement Poster: Patience

Male character surrounded by girls in togas and laurel wreaths and soldiers in helmuts. Includes vignettes of other scenes in corners. M18630 U.S. Copyright Office "A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. (copyrighted)." Crea... More

The famous original Bostonians America's greatest light opera company.

The famous original Bostonians America's greatest light opera company.

"Barnabee & MacDonald, proprietors presenting high class opera comique, unequalled cast, chorus & orchestra; direction of Klaw & Erlanger." Created and "copyright 1900 by The Courier Company, Lith. Dpt., Buffal... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

Once upon a time  (Es war einmal)
H.M.S. Pinafore a new and original, nautical opera.

H.M.S. Pinafore a new and original, nautical opera.

K999 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y." Words by W.S. Gilbert; music by Arthur Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

H.M.S. Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

H.M.S. Pinafore, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 19...

K1755 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Go ribald get you hence to your cabin with celerity. Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, 26 Union Square, N.Y." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Signed: Vic Arn... More

The colonel in Patience

The colonel in Patience

M14287 U.S. Copyright Office "A.S. Seer's Print., N.Y. copyrighted." Created by A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... More

Patience

Patience

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Francis Wilson under the management of A.H. Canby in the comic opera, Half a king

Francis Wilson under the management of A.H. Canby in the comic opera, ...

Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti & N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Oh, you grand grand opera! / W.E. Hill '13.

Oh, you grand grand opera! / W.E. Hill '13.

Illustration shows an opera manager talking with an attractive young woman who aspires to be an opera singer; two somewhat less attractive and considerably heavier women wearing costumes, stand behind them. Ca... More

"The Mikado"

"The Mikado"

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "The Mikado" at the El Centro High School auditorium, showing Japanese tea garden. Sponsored by Music Teachers Association. Work Projects Administration Poster C... More

[Three story building as the theater stage for the Peking Opera]

[Three story building as the theater stage for the Peking Opera]

Digital file provided by donor. Gift; Jean E. Norwood; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:207).

[Actors portraying women in the Peking Opera]

[Actors portraying women in the Peking Opera]

Digital file provided by donor. Gift; Jean E. Norwood; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:207).

The lorgnette

The lorgnette

Photograph shows a woman seated at the opera using glasses to view the performance. Gottheim collection code: GG. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Librar... More

W.T. Carleton as Claude Duval

W.T. Carleton as Claude Duval

N2843 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyright 1882-by WF Morse." Created by "Metropolitan Print., 28 Ann St., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

Once upon a time  (Es war einmal)
"The chocolate soldier"

"The chocolate soldier"

Poster for the Federal Music Project presentation of "The Chocolate Soldier" at the Savoy Theatre, San Diego, Calif., showing a woman and a soldier embracing. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Lib... More

The famous original Bostonians America's greatest light opera company.

The famous original Bostonians America's greatest light opera company.

Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Red feather the costilest and most gorgeously mounted comic opera ever seen in America : with a cast of well known operatic artists headed by Cheridah Simpson and a great singing chorus.

Red feather the costilest and most gorgeously mounted comic opera ever...

G xxc 14731 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1906 by Ackermann-Quigley Litho. Co., K.C. & N.Y." Music by Reginald Dekoven, composer of Happyland, Robinhood; book by Chas. Klein, author of Lion and... More

"The chocolate soldier"

"The chocolate soldier"

Poster for the Federal Music Project presentation of "The Chocolate Soldier" at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, Calif., showing a woman standing next to a soldier. Work Projects Administration Poster C... More

Cincinnati Federal Theatre [presents] "Mikado" [a] Gilbert & Sullivan operetta

Cincinnati Federal Theatre [presents] "Mikado" [a] Gilbert & Sullivan ...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Mikado" at the Emery, Walnut & Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Once upon a time  (Es war einmal)
The Bostonians America's greatest light opera co.

The Bostonians America's greatest light opera co.

"Presenting a repertoire of the latest and most popular operas. Unexcelled cast, selected chorus and orchestra. Special scenery and elaborate costumes." Barnabee & MacDonald, proprietors; direction, Klaw & Erla... More

Fourteenth appearance in this country of the celebrated New Orleans Ethiopian Serenaders

Fourteenth appearance in this country of the celebrated New Orleans Et...

"This evening, Tuesday, March 16th, 1847, the performances will commence with Bellini's celebrated opera, in three acts, La Sonnambula." At head of title: Princess's Theatre, J.M. Maddox, sole lessee and manage... More

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

City Hall & Opera House, Rouse Avenue & East Main Street, Bozeman, Gal...

Significance: In May 1887 a special election was held to decide the issue of building a new city hall and opera house. The issue passed on a vote of 98 to 22. The building, which required three years to compl... More

A scene from Don Giovanni as perform'd at the Kings Theatre, British Cartoon Print

A scene from Don Giovanni as perform'd at the Kings Theatre, British C...

Print showing George IV, in the title role of Mozart's opera, surprised by the sudden arrival of his wife, Caroline, as Donna Anna, lately returned from Italy, during the wedding feast scene, at which a number ... More

Once upon a time  (Es war einmal)
John W. Isham's Oriental America 40 minutes of grand opera.

John W. Isham's Oriental America 40 minutes of grand opera.

Created and "copyright 1896 The Strobridge Lith-Co, Cincinnati & New York." Isham & Graff, sole proprietors. No. 7118. P&P has: copy 1 and copy 2 with pieces missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection... More

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