25 November 2008

Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt as Mrs. Clarkson. [In the French version of "The Stranger"].
Contributors Gebbie and Company (engraver)
Description Full-length character portrait of renowned French actress, producer, and writer Sarah Bernhardt standing on a stage set of an interior, wearing a long velvet dress with train and long gloves, and holding a wand or baton. Born Henriette-Rosine Bernard (or Bernardt) in Paris, France on October 23, 1844, Sarah Bernhardt appeared in four productions at Macauley's Theatre between 1881 and 1917. She died March 26, 1923 in Paris, France.
Subject Portraits
Portrait photographs
People Pictured Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923
Production 1881 - 1917
Date Original 1887
Object Type Photogravures
Photomechanical prints
Source 32.8 x 26.5 cm. b&w photogravure. Item no. ULPA 1980.20.1513 in the Macauley's Theatre Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.
Collection Macauley's Theatre Collection
Collection Website http://digital.library.louisville.edu/collections/macauley/
Digital Publisher University of Louisville Photographic Archives

via: University Of Louisville Photo Archives (Kentucky)
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