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Lillian Russell in Patience / cabinet photographs by Sarony.

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Lillian Russell in Patience / cabinet photographs by Sarony.  [Bunthorne's bride.] (1882)

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Image Title

:  Lillian Russell in Patience / cabinet photographs by Sarony.

Alternate Title(s)

: Bunthorne's bride. Title 2.) The stage struck maidens.


: Sarony & Co -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 -- Librettist
Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900 -- Composer

Created Date

: 1882

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: 2 cabinet photographs : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm.


: From Jan. 23 to Mar. 18, 1882, Lillian Russell appeared in The Stage Struck Maidens, Tony Pastor's burlesque of Patience, with music and libretto by Jacques Kruger. She later performed in Gilbert and Sullivan's original at the Bijou Opera House, June 5-24, 1882, repeating her performance Sept. 9-Oct. 7 that year, and again July 13-Sept. 21, 1896, at the Herald Square Theatre, New York, N.Y. Note 2.) Lillian Russell, dressed in costume and bonnet for the title role in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience, or, Bunthorne's bride. Note 3.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 4.) Photographs Note 5.) 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. 5-6

Digital ID

: th-48491

Record ID

: 182395

Digital Item Published

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

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