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    Stage sets and theatre marquees (75+) vintage oversize photographs. (1890s-1940s) Vintage oversize approx. 11 x 14 in. single- and double-weight photographs (75+) illustrating the history of set designs, front and rear curtain illustration, and iconic theatre marquees. Includes sets by E. Lyle Sweet, Joseph and Phil Harker, Philip Goodman, Albert Johnson, Watson Barratt, Samuel Leve, and numerous other notable designers. Historic theatre marquees, foyers, and interiors includes the Empire (interiors including switchboard, and marquee), the Ambassador (marquee), B.F. Keith's Hudson (celebration opening), the New York Folies Bergere, actress Jane Cowl manning the curtain ropes in the 48th Street Theatre, the Capitol (interior grand columns and balustrades), the Waldorf (fronted by 65+ sandwich-board hucksters), Daly's Burlesque (marquee), London Pavilion (marquee), the Knickerbocker (marquee promoting Maude Adams), Radio City Music Hall (interior) and numerous others. Condition varies significantly, though majority of the archive rates very good to fine.

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