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Lillian Russell in Olivette cabinet photograph

Image ID: th-48488

Lillian Russell in Olivette cabinet photograph  [Oily-Vet.] (1881)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Lillian Russell in Olivette cabinet photograph

Alternate Title

: Oily-Vet.


: Audran, Edmond, 1842-1901 -- Composer

Created Date

: 1881

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 cabinet photograph : b&w ; 17 x 10 cm.


: Lower right corner missing. Note 2.) Ms. Russell later performed in Audran's Olivette performing the role of Bathilde. Note 3.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 4.) Photograph of Lillian Russell in the title role of Oily-Vet, a burlesque of Edmond Audran's Olivette, which played at Tony Pastor's theater, New York, N.Y., March 7 to August 2, 1881. Note 5.) Photograph was published in newpapers identified as Lillian Russell in Tony Pastor's burlesque Billee Taylor, but as Olivette by Ms. Russell in her article for Cosmopolitan, Feb. 1922. Note 6.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923


: Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file / Personalities / R / Lillian Russell


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

Catalog Call Number

: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 1

Digital ID

: th-48488

Record ID

: 182392

Digital Item Published

: 8-27-2010; updated 5-8-2012

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