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Caricature of Vesta Tilley.

Image ID: w99f6

Caricature of Vesta Tilley. (1901-1915)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Caricature of Vesta Tilley.


: Binns, L. J. -- Artist

Specific Material Type

: drawings

Item Physical Description

: 1 drawing : col. ; 22 x 15 cm.


: Drawing signed by artist and subject. Note 2.) Pen and ink and watercolor drawing of English actress Vesta Tilley, depicted with an oversize head, dressed as a man in military wear, holding what might be a riding crop or thin cane. Note 3.) Vesta Tilley was a well-known vaudeville and operetta performer who appeared in the New York in 1903, working for Tony Pastor and later for Oscar Hammerstein. Note 4.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923


: L. J. Binns caricatures, 1901-1915. / Vesta Tilley.


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: *T-VIM 1998-025

Digital ID

: w99f6

Record ID

: 182389

Digital Item Published

: 3-15-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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