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Theatrical Posters: Comedy

American Comedy Theatrical Posters
The new musical comedy, Hotel Topsy Turvy
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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)

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

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)

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)

Alvin Joslin in a new play One of the old stock

Alvin Joslin in a new play One of the old stock

T104258 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted 1888 by Chas. L. Davis." Caption: I want to know; Gosh I'm a cuss; Yours farmingly, Chas. L. Davis; Do tell; How be you. Created by "The MacBrair Lith. Co., Cin'ti, O.... more

Salsbury's Troubadours the humming bird.

Salsbury's Troubadours the humming bird.

Captions: Uncle Baggindollar; Dusting your antique leg; Mignonette and humming bird; Central Park dromios; Off! Off base disguise. Yes, I am Daisy; Hurrah! I'm kicked out. Created by W.J. Morgan & Co. Lith., Cl... more

The comedy novelty, Ole Olson

The comedy novelty, Ole Olson

V22944 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted 1890 by Jas. H. Shunk, Chicago, Ill. Color version of poster: POS - TH - 1890 .O4 no. 1 (C size). Created by "Shober & Carqueville, Chicago." No. 1109. Signed: A.M. Wil... more

[Man holding umbrella and another man falling]

[Man holding umbrella and another man falling]

V35188 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1890 by The Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 11. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

W.J. Scanlan in Myles Aroon

W.J. Scanlan in Myles Aroon

V23219 U.S. Copyright Office "Copyrighted by Augustus Pitou, 1890." Caption: The swing song. Created by "The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin, N.Y., Lon." No. 3398. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... more

Go & C Ole Olson

Go & C Ole Olson

V30061 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "Shober & Carqueville, Chicago." No. 1141. Signed: Willard. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Yon Yonson

Yon Yonson

X44967 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: An easy winner. Created and "copyrighted 1892 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, N.Y., Lon." No. 4795.B. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Frank W. Sanger's Company supporting John F. Sheridan in Mrs. Bridget O'Brien Esq.

Frank W. Sanger's Company supporting John F. Sheridan in Mrs. Bridget ...

Created by "The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti, NY, London." N.Y. 4728. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

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)

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Z62733 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: I'm givin you a straight tip. Created and "copyright 1894, The Gribler Bank Note Company, Chicago, U.S.A." No. 148. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Chip 'o the old block R.L. Scott's funniest play on earth.

Z62734 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: You've sent for me and I have came. Created and "copyright 1894, The Gribler Bank Note Company, Chicago, U.S.A." No. 149. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Libra... more

Emily Bancker in the screaming comedy, Our flat

Emily Bancker in the screaming comedy, Our flat

A245755 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Avoiding a creditor. "Come up by the elevator!" Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co., Cin'ti - N.Y." No. 6661. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collectio... more

Too much Johnson with Wm. Gillette.

Too much Johnson with Wm. Gillette.

A23996 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: What does this mean? Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti. N.Y." Management, Charles Frohman. No. 6279. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collecti... more

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in Myles Aroon

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in Myles Aroon

A247720 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The swing song. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co., Cinti - N.Y." Direction of D.W. Truss & Co. No. 6672. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (... more

Charles Hopper in Chimmie Fadden by the author of the book, Edward W. Townsend.

Charles Hopper in Chimmie Fadden by the author of the book, Edward W. ...

Caption: Hully gee! Youse kids'll drive me croizy! Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti & N.Y." Management of Frank McKee. No. 7386. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... more

Hoyt's A midnight bell

Hoyt's A midnight bell

B252622 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Gimme my sled! Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & N.Y." Management of Duncan B. Harrison. No. 7282. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collectio... more

Mathews & Bulger in the polite comic play, At gay Coney Island by Levin C. Tees.

Mathews & Bulger in the polite comic play, At gay Coney Island by Levi...

Caption: Excuse us, please! Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti & N.Y." Direction, A.M. Miller, Jr., Fred Peel. No. 7301. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Mathews & Bulger in the polite comic play, At gay Coney Island by Levin C. Tees.

Mathews & Bulger in the polite comic play, At gay Coney Island by Levi...

B252631 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: My trunk is full of things! Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti & N.Y." Direction, A.M. Miller, Jr., Fred Peel. No. 7300. Forms part of: Theatrica... 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

The Tarrytown widow a big comedy success.

The Tarrytown widow a big comedy success.

C252451 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: As a lover, Harry is "out of sight!" Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction, D.W. Truss & Co. N.Y. no. 7768. Forms part... more

The Rays in A hot old time by Edgar Selden.

The Rays in A hot old time by Edgar Selden.

C248355 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Ninety in the shade. Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5727. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Charles Frohman's new comedy, Oh, Susannah!

Charles Frohman's new comedy, Oh, Susannah!

Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & New York." Different version of poster: POS - TH - 1897 .O35, no. 2 (D size). N.Y. no. 7926. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library ... more

The Tarrytown widow a big comedy success.

The Tarrytown widow a big comedy success.

C252452 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Well sir! What would you say? Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & N.Y." Direction, D.W. Truss & Co. N.Y. no. 7769. Forms part of: Theatrical ... more

Chas. E. Blaney's latest musical comedy sucess, A hired girl

Chas. E. Blaney's latest musical comedy sucess, A hired girl

C246551 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5620. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The Tarrytown widow a big comedy success.

The Tarrytown widow a big comedy success.

C252454 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: There is no sun out! Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction, D.W. Truss & Co. N.Y. no. 7771. Forms part of: Theatrical ... more

Charles Frohman's new comedy, Oh, Susannah!

Charles Frohman's new comedy, Oh, Susannah!

Caption: Aurora. Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." Different versions of poster: POS - TH - 1897 .O35, no. 1 (D size); POS - TH - 1897 .O35, no. 1a (C size). N.Y. No. ... more

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

49711 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8205. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Wm. H. Crane in a new comedy, Worth a million by Eugene W. Presbrey.

Wm. H. Crane in a new comedy, Worth a million by Eugene W. Presbrey.

65717 U.S. Copyright Office At head of title: Knickerbocker Theatre. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 8264. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection ... more

Hoyt's A midnight bell laughter every minute.

Hoyt's A midnight bell laughter every minute.

Caption: Dot - "Mr. Keene, try another chair?" Created by "The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Looking for trouble

Looking for trouble

62916 U.S. Copyright Office "The only one, Joe Ott." Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The A.S. Seer Print, 242-244 W. 41st St., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8199. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Caption: Please don't leave us! Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8198. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Blaney's, A hired girl his latest musical comedy success.

Blaney's, A hired girl his latest musical comedy success.

Blaney & Vance, managers. Caption: Hello Sergeant! Created and "copyright 1898 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 6077. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

"Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Unexpected gymnastic gyrations. Created and "copyright 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3542. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Caption: Complications in the carriage house. Tom: What kind of a place is this, anyhow? Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8195. ... more

Hoyt's A midnight bell laughter every minute.

Hoyt's A midnight bell laughter every minute.

Caption: "You're another." Created by "The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

"Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: The discovery of the business end of the bees. Created and "copyright 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3541. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library... more

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

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

Caption: I said he did not want a drink. Created and "copyright 1898 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5893. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Charles Frohman presents the newest laughing hit, Oh, Susannah! as played for over 100 nights at Hoyt's Theatre, New York.

Charles Frohman presents the newest laughing hit, Oh, Susannah! as pla...

Includes portrait of actress in upper right corner. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & N.Y." N.Y. no. 8009. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

48060 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyright 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3352. Under the management of the author, Sidney R. Ellis. Forms part of: Theatrical p... more

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

"Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: The shades of the Von Spitzenhofers. Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3543. Under management of the author, Sidney R. Ellis. Forms part ... more

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

48058 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyright 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3351. Under the management of the author, Sidney R. Ellis. Forms part of: Theatrical p... more

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

Mistakes will happen written by Grant Stewart.

49717 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8204. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Earl & Jensch's humorous banterers handing the public, Will F. Phillips' complicated comedy, A bell boy

Earl & Jensch's humorous banterers handing the public, Will F. Phillip...

Caption: A bunch of belles. Created and "copyright, 1899, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4173. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

A.Q. Scammon's Side tracked

A.Q. Scammon's Side tracked

48534 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Racing The Limited. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 4059. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Libr... more

The up to date laugh, The Colonel and I by Frank Dumont.

The up to date laugh, The Colonel and I by Frank Dumont.

60213 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The explosion. Created and "copyright 1899, Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." Harry Near, manager; William McGuirk, manager; direction, Chas. Hine. No. 2771. Forms part of:... more

Over the fence

Over the fence

"Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyright 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cincinnati & New York." No. 4102. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Hoyt's new A trip to Chinatown

Hoyt's new A trip to Chinatown

38623 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Complimenting the heathens in the deaf and dumb language on the beauties of their country. They understand him, (nit). Caption: Harry Gilfoil. Create... more

The new musical comedy, Hotel Topsy Turvy

The new musical comedy, Hotel Topsy Turvy

13516 U.S. Copyright Office "Herald Square Theatre." Caption: There's something going on in this house! Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 8380. Forms part of: ... more

Fisher, Carroll in a slap-bang absurdity, The Lobster

Fisher, Carroll in a slap-bang absurdity, The Lobster

48536 U.S. Copyright Office "Make life worth living." "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Coogan visits Doogan. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management of the author, Edgar... more

Why Smith left home George H. Broadhurst's gleeful plenitude : by the author of What happened to Jones.

Why Smith left home George H. Broadhurst's gleeful plenitude : by the ...

"From copyright photo 1897 by Dorothy Usner." "Russell-Morgan Print." Broadhurst Bros., prop's. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co, Cin., U.S.A." No. 3970. Forms part of: Theatrical poster co... more

Fisher and Carroll in a slap-bang absurdity, The Lobster

Fisher and Carroll in a slap-bang absurdity, The Lobster

"Make life worth living." "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Do you see somethin' - or have I got 'em? Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin. & N.Y." Management of the author, Edgar Selden. ... more

Who is who the hilarious concoction.

Who is who the hilarious concoction.

Caption: Angelica - "You don't drink it, you put it on your hair." Created by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York. No. 4189. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... more

The burgomaster the great up to date musical comedy : unprecedented record of over 100 consecutive performances at Dearborn Theatre, Chicago.

The burgomaster the great up to date musical comedy : unprecedented re...

Created by "Eagle Lithographing Co., Chicago." Words by Frank Pixley; music by Gustav Lüders; under direction of the Dearborn Theatre management. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Yon Yonson

Yon Yonson

31968 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Ay tank yo gat wrong fallar! Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no. 8485. Forms part of: Th... more

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in the The last of the Rohans by Ramsay Morris.

The singing comedian, Andrew Mack in the The last of the Rohans by Ram...

41733 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Bristle & Kelly. Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Management, Rich & Harris. N.Y. no. 8556. Forms part of: Theatrical poster... more

Why Smith left home Broadhurst's latest farce : by George H. Broadhurst, author of What happened to Jones.

Why Smith left home Broadhurst's latest farce : by George H. Broadhurs...

46412 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Don't say a word. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co, Cin., U.S.A." No. 3973. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library... more

The new musical comedy, Hotel Topsy Turvy

The new musical comedy, Hotel Topsy Turvy

13519 U.S. Copyright Office "Herald Square Theatre." Caption: An angel making circus folk happy. Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 8381. Forms part of: Theatri... more

Earl & Jensch's humorous banterers handing the public, Will F. Phillips' complicated comedy, A bell boy

Earl & Jensch's humorous banterers handing the public, Will F. Phillip...

Created and "copyright, 1899, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4174. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The fun machine, Who is who

The fun machine, Who is who

70294 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Act 1 - A false alarm. Created by "The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4192. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)