01 December 2008

"One Of Anna Held's Fencing Girls" (1902) Gilbert And Bacon (Photographer)



One of Anna Held's fencing girls.
Contributors Gilbert & Bacon (photographer)
Description A woman in a short velvet dress with an emblem of a heart holds a fencing epee. She sits, with one leg crossed over the other, on a brocade divan, surrounded by pillows. A fencing helmet rests beside her. Judging by the title, she performed with Anna Held (187-? - 1918), a Polish-born actress, lyricist, and composer who had been married to Maximo Carrera and Florenz Ziegfield, Jr. Anna Held's troupe performed in "The Little Duchess" at Macauley's Theatre on April 4, 1902. Location of photo studio: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Subject Portraits
Portrait photographs
Entertainers
Women
Costumes
Posing
Daggers & swords
Production [Little Duchess, The], 1902-04-04
Date Original 1902
Object Type Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints
Photographic prints
Source 36.1 x 44.6 cm. b&w photographic print. Item no. ULPA 1980.20.1415 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

University Of Louisville Photographic Archive
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2 comments:

maudkristina said...

fantastic, thank you!!

billyjane said...

thnx for the source;]
i took it from that swine's flickr..
btw.did u like that girl with the puppies found?it's for you,i think i noticed you have a thing for dogs,or am i wrong?
and you should remove links for the upthecountry on your page/s
=]

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