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Guide to the New-York Historical Society
Theatrical Portrait Collection
circa 1800-1985 (bulk, 1850-1920)

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Rick Hunter, March 2003; migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta, May 2020.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 30, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series IV. Productions, 1855-1957, undated


Images are arranged in three subseries: Small, Medium, and Large Format, then filed thereunder alphabetically by name of production.

Subseries IV.A. Productions (small format), 1875-1957, undated

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 44 Theatre (small)

Scope and Contents

"Geisha," 1907
"Genevieve de Brabant," undated
"The Highest Bidder," undated
"King John," undated
"Living Art Studies," 1901
"Miss Multon," 1876
"Our Boarding House," 1877
"Pique," 1875–76
"The Private Secretary," 1885
"Romeo and Juliet," undated
"Sweet Lavender," 1888
"Trilby," 1895
"Uncle Tom's Cabin," undated
"Wanderer," 1917

1875-1917, undated
Box: 45 Gilbert and Sullivan (small)

Scope and Contents

"The Mikado," theatrical production 1893
"The Mikado," movie stills 1939
"Patience," 1893
Miscellaneous productions (2 folders), undated

1893, 1939, undated
Box: 46 Motion Pictures (small)

Scope and Contents

"Destiny, or The Soul of a Woman," 1916
"Eve of the Revolution," 1924
"Gateway to the West," 1924
"The Golden Trail," 1920
"Johnny Tremain," 1957
"Knickerbocker Holiday," 1944
"Vanity Fair," 1915
"Your Wife and Mine," 1919
Westerns, miscellaneous 1923–31, undated
Miscellaneous and unidentified circa 1912, undated

circa 1912-1957, undated

Subseries IV.B. Productions (medium format), 1880-1939, undated

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Medium Theatre (medium)

Scope and Contents

"Diplomacy," 1901
"Erminie," undated
"Hazel Kirke," 1880
"King Henry IV," undated
"Merchant of Venice," undated
"The Princess and the Butterfly" (2 images), 1897
"Rogers Brothers in Central Park" (2 folders; 11 images), 1900
"Roi de Lahore," opera production undated
"Romance" (2 images), undated
"Sally," undated
"Septimus" (2 images), undated
"Sunny South," undated
"The Tourists," 1906
"Yankee Circus on Mars," undated
Unidentified (6 images), undated

1880-1906, undated
Drawer: Medium Gilbert and Sullivan (medium)

Scope and Contents

"The Gondoliers" (4 images), undated
"HMS Pinafore" (4 images), undated
"Iolanthe" (3 images), undated
"The Mikado" theatrical production (7 images), undated
"The Mikado" motion picture stills (6 images), 1939
"Patience" (4 images), undated
"Thespis," undated
Unidentified (2 images), undated

1939, undated

Subseries IV.C. Productions (large format), 1855, 1887

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Large Theatre (large)

Scope and Contents

"Romeo and Juliet" (Margaret Mather production), 1855
"Taming of the Shrew," 1887

1855, 1887

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