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Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet (1899) | FROM THE BYGONE

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1925) by Lafayette as Hamlet, 1899 More photos via Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet (1899) | FROM THE BYGONE

08/10/2018 · 2 Comments

On this day: the premiere of Haddon Hall | In Times Gone By…

Haddon Hall, a light opera by Arthur SullivanĀ and Sydney Grundy, premiered at the Savoy Theatre in London on the 24th of September, 1892. The production was based on a 16th-century … Continue reading

09/24/2016 · Leave a comment

Lillie Langtry (1853-1929) as ‘Cleopatra’ (1895)

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Circa 1895: Actress Lillie Langtry as Cleopatra. via berkshireeagle.com Circa 1895: Actress Lillie Langtry as Cleopatra. via pinterest.com Actress Lillie Langtry as Cleopatra postcard.…

10/22/2015 · 4 Comments

On this day: Ballerina Pierina Legnani in 1891

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Italian ballerina Pierina Legnani photographed in London on the 15th of September, 1891, fifteen days before her twenty-eighth birthday. Legnani was born and…

09/15/2015 · Leave a comment

The Monday Cartoon: A Disenchantment (Punch, 1890s)

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11/04/2013 · Leave a comment