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Alice O'Neill costume design for the Greenwich Village follies

Image ID: w98f11

Alice O'Neill costume design for the Greenwich Village follies ([between 1920 and 1925])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Alice O'Neill costume design for the Greenwich Village follies

Creator

: O'Neill, Alice -- Costume designer

Published Date

: [between 1920 and 1925]

Item Physical Description

: 1 original design : col. ; 37 x 57 cm.

Notes

: Beginning in 1916, O'Neill (a.k.a. AVON and Av O'Neill) designed costumes for many famous Broadway revues, including the Ziegfeld Follies, the Greenwich Village Follies (1922), the Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic, and George White's Scandals. Between 1927 and 1930 she designed for the Fox Studios and United Artists, often collaborating with designer Stephanie Wachner. Note 2.) Costume design for two performers, executed in ink, water color, and silver paint. Note 3.) Edges faded and torn. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 5.) The Jones and Green Designs collection includes over 600 costume designs for the Greenwich Village follies, which began in 1920. The revue was produced by A. L. Jones and Morris Green under the name Bohemians, Inc. Note 6.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Provenance

: Forms part of: Jones and Green designs.

Source Description

: 1 original design : col. ; 37 x 57 cm.

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: *T-Vim 1998-036 (O'Neill, A.)

Digital ID

: w98f11

Record ID

: 1924406

Digital Item Published

: 8-3-2010; updated 12-14-2011

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