Lola Has Come!

Description (Brief):

Black and white print of a ballet dancer (Lola Montez) dancing on point in first arabeque on a stage in a theatre with the manager looking on behind a piece of scenery. The manager has a contract in his large pocket that states that the manager receives half the house. Two other men are looking on, one in the first row of the audience is peeking hend his hands, the other is seated in the stage box, is trying to inconspiculously observe or ogle the beautifiul, scandalous dancer from behind a newspaper.

Date Made: ca 18511851-1852

Depicted: Montez, LolaMaker: Johnston, David Claypoole

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: World

Subject: CostumeCommunication, newspapersPolitical CaricaturesDancingArchitecture, Commercial Buildings


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Art, Peters Prints, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Flint, Janet. Prints and Personalities: The American Theater's First Hundred Years

Credit Line: Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2666Catalog Number: 60.2666Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: lithographObject Type: Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: image: 6 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 22.225 cm


Record Id: nmah_324966

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