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Theatrical Posters: Tragedy and Drama

American Theatrical Posters: Tragedy and Drama
The white slave by Bartley Campbell.
1868
1868
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1989
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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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

A nutmeg match written by Wm. Haworth, author of The Ensign.

A nutmeg match written by Wm. Haworth, author of The Ensign.

X44963 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Perilous plight beneath the ponderous pile driver. Created and "copyright 1892 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin., N.Y., Lon." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (L... more

A nutmeg match

A nutmeg match

X44964 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: When shall we three meet again. Created and "copyright 1892 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin., N.Y., Lon." 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)

The cotton king the London Adelphi Theatre success : by Sutton Vane.

The cotton king the London Adelphi Theatre success : by Sutton Vane.

Caption: What does this mean? Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti, N.Y." Management, Wm. A. Brady. No. 6175. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The cotton king the London Adelphi Theatre success : by Sutton Vane.

The cotton king the London Adelphi Theatre success : by Sutton Vane.

Caption: Thank God I didn't do it! Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti, N.Y." Management, Wm. A. Brady. No. 6176. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The cotton king the London Adelphi Theatre success : by Sutton Vane.

The cotton king the London Adelphi Theatre success : by Sutton Vane.

Caption: Let her see your wife, by all means. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, N.Y." Management, Wm. A. Brady. No. 61771. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Sidney R. Ellis' Bonnie Scotland

Sidney R. Ellis' Bonnie Scotland

A245419 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Humphrey accuses Buchanan. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti. = New York." No. 6680. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The war of wealth

The war of wealth

A249577 U.S. Copyright Office By C.T. Dazey, author of "In old Kentucky." Caption: Marcia's contemptuous rejection of the junior partner. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti New York... more

The war of wealth

The war of wealth

By C.T. Dazey, author of "In old Kentucky." Caption: The man that has won my love, is there! Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti, N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. 6294. Forms part of:... more

Sidney R. Ellis' Bonnie Scotland

Sidney R. Ellis' Bonnie Scotland

A245757 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Tam's song, "Come under m plaidie." Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti. = N. Y." No. 6665. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... more

Sidney R. Ellis' Bonnie Scotland

Sidney R. Ellis' Bonnie Scotland

A245920 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Jean MacFarlane stays her brother's hand. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti. = New York." No. 6681. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection... more

Down in Dixie written by Scott Marble.

Down in Dixie written by Scott Marble.

Includes portrait of Milt G. Barlow not in costume in upper left corner.

The last stroke a story of Cuba's fight for freedom : by I.N. Morris.

The last stroke a story of Cuba's fight for freedom : by I.N. Morris.

Caption: I'm going to choke your cowardly lies down your throat. Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti & New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. No. 7094. Forms part of: Theatrical poster col... more

The last stroke a story of Cuba's fight for freedom : by I.N. Morris.

The last stroke a story of Cuba's fight for freedom : by I.N. Morris.

Caption: The Spanish spy taken by surprise : Vance forces Valdez to disclose the whereabouts of his wife. Created and "copyright 1896 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti & N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. No. 7090.... more

Human hearts an idyl of the Arkansaw hills.

Human hearts an idyl of the Arkansaw hills.

Caption: My pa used to raise apples like these! Created by "The U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." Direction, W.E. Nankeville. No. 7476. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collecti... 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 ladder of life a grand spectacular production : a realistic melo-drama.

The ladder of life a grand spectacular production : a realistic melo-d...

Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Morrison's production of the new romantic melo-drama, The privateer by Harrison Grey Fiske.

Morrison's production of the new romantic melo-drama, The privateer by...

C246548 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: They say it's worth a million. Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Management of Edw. J. Abra[ha]m. No. 5394. Forms part of: Theatrical poster ... more

Amasa Bartlett in Way down East

Amasa Bartlett in Way down East

"Manhattan Theatre, Broadway & 33d St." Caption: The squire. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, New York." N.Y. no. 8024-E. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Sporting life written by Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks.

Sporting life written by Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks.

48673 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The great English Derby. Before the start. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & N.Y." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8182. Forms part of: Thea... more

Wm. Calder's spectacular production, John Martin's secret by Sutton Vane.

Wm. Calder's spectacular production, John Martin's secret by Sutton Va...

Caption: Jump for your life! Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 6147. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks' great English play, Sporting life

Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks' great English play, Sporting life

48687 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Lord Woodstock has a friendy set-to. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Jacob Litt, proprietor. N.Y. no. 8177. Forms part of: T... more

Bronson Howard's greater Shenandoah

Bronson Howard's greater Shenandoah

Caption: The shock, the shout, the groan of war. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti. & NY." Management, Jacob Litt. N.Y. 8133. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

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)

[Bronson Howard's greater Shenandoah]

[Bronson Howard's greater Shenandoah]

Caption: The great battle scene defeat turned into victory. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Management, Jacob Litt. Most of upper border missing. Title devised... more

George H. Broadhurst's new American play, The last chapter a comprehensive production and significant cast.

George H. Broadhurst's new American play, The last chapter a comprehen...

"Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3647. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

4 years an international success, A guilty mother a play that reaches the heart.

4 years an international success, A guilty mother a play that reaches ...

10781 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Taint no ghost but a real, live lady. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction, Henry Myers (i.e., Meyers). No. 3662. Forms part of: T... more

Palmer's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co.

Palmer's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co.

Includes small portraits of George W. Goodhart and Tom Dailey.

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

London life a new & original melo-drama in five acts : by Martyn Field and Arthur Shirley.

London life a new & original melo-drama in five acts : by Martyn Field...

6542 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1899, The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 6802. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Uncle Tom's cabin

Uncle Tom's cabin

43310 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Lawyer Marks. Created and "copyright 1899, Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 597. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Blue jeans "will never wear out" : written by Joseph Arthur, author of "The still alarm."

Blue jeans "will never wear out" : written by Joseph Arthur, author of...

"The mighty thrilling theatrical triumph of 2 continents." Caption: The big 4 famous features of the play that has made all America talk: Feature no. 1: "The big political barbeque." Feature no. 2: "Thrilling s... more

Al. W. Martin's mammoth production, Uncle Tom's cabin

Al. W. Martin's mammoth production, Uncle Tom's cabin

37097 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Characters that will live forever. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co." No. 3974. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Lib... more

The great ruby Arthur Collins' production ; written by Cecil Raleigh & Henry Hamilton.

The great ruby Arthur Collins' production ; written by Cecil Raleigh &...

"The original Drury Lane Theatre, London production, from Daly's Theatre, New York." Caption: The theft of the great ruby by the "Diamond Gang." Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinn... more

George H. Broadhurst's new American play, The last chapter a comprehensive production and significant cast.

George H. Broadhurst's new American play, The last chapter a comprehen...

"Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Pt'g Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3648. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

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

Blue jeans "will never wear out" : by Joseph Arthur, author of "The still alarm."

Blue jeans "will never wear out" : by Joseph Arthur, author of "The st...

Caption: The great saw mill scene. Created by "The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The great ruby Arthur Collins' production ; written by Cecil Raleigh & Henry Hamilton.

The great ruby Arthur Collins' production ; written by Cecil Raleigh &...

"The original Drury Lane Theatre, London production, from Daly's Theatre, New York." Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cin'ti & New York." Direction, Jacob Litt. N.Y. no. 8688. Forms par... more

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel

41294 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Now! Handcuff me if you can. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Management, W.J. Fielding. No. 3956. Forms part of... more