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Lola Has Come!

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
date made
ca 1851
Montez, Lola
Johnston, David Claypoole
place made
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
image: 6 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 22.225 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
Communication, newspapers
Political Caricatures
Architecture, Commercial Buildings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Peters Prints
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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