Lola Has Come!

Lola Has Come!

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
ca 1851
1851-1852
depicted
Montez, Lola
maker
Johnston, David Claypoole
place made
World
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
ID Number
DL.60.2666
catalog number
60.2666
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Costume
Communication, newspapers
Political Caricatures
Dancing
Architecture, Commercial Buildings
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Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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