DAC Collection Object Information
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions (Image): 204 x 152 mm (8 x 6 in.)
Inscribed in black ink, upper left: “Best wishes to manager from the Bimbos”; inscribed in black ink, lower left: “The Bimbo’s”; embossed, lower right: “Kessler Photo Empress Theatre L.A. CAL.”
Accession number: 19126.96.36.199
Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (B.A. Wesleyan 1956, D.F.A. 2008), 1981
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Purchased by the donors from a secondhand store in Bridgeport, CT; possibly collected by owner or manager W.P. Heuritze of the Roanoke Theater (location presently untraced), or by several managers or theaters.
Bibliography: See object file for research on the collection by Laura Plageman (B.A. Wesleyan 1999) and Erika Greene (B.A. Wesleyan 1988).
Work Type: photograph
Related Works: From a group of 74 vaudeville photographs, DAC 19188.8.131.52 – 19184.108.40.206.
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