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Print - La Tosca

La Tosca

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    June 1888 (performed)
    1888 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.65-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print of Sarah Bernhardt in a production of La Tosca, at the Lyceum Theatre, 1888.

The performance of Victorien Sardou's La Tosca formed part of the Sarah Bernhardt season at the Lyceum Theatre in the summer of 1888. It formed part Bernhardt's world tour which saw her visit South America, Europe, North America and Australia.

Physical description

Print of Sarah Bernhardt in a production of La Tosca, at the Lyceum Theatre, 1888. The full lenth print shows Bernhardt as La Tosca, wearing a floral embroidered lightly coloured dress with a darkly coloured hat with light coloured ribons and feathers. She is standing in profile, with her left hand holding a rose to her nose.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

June 1888 (performed)
1888 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 12.3 cm, Width: 5.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print of Sarah Bernhardt in a production of La Tosca, at the Lyceum Theatre, 1888

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Card

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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