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L'Africaine 5me Acte Scene IV
1850-1920
Maker not marked
France
Photograph on paper mounted on board
overall: 3-1/2"h x 7"w x 1/4"d
Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection, Gift of Thomas Garrett
2010.055.243

Sepia-tone stereocard photograph of an actor and actress figurines onstage for the opera "L'Africaine". Title is shown on the bottom of both images and reads "L'Africaine 5me Acte Scene IV". Mounted on embossed yellow card. Double image of an actor and actress center stage under a tree looking upwards. Embossed on the bottom of the card is "Les Theatres de Paris". Etched on the left side of the card are the letters DB above a five-pointed star. Embossed on each edge of the card is the word "depose". In each corner of the card, starting from the top left and going clockwise, are the embossed letters B, D, H, and L. An embossed theatrical mask is at the top center of the card. A blue stamp on the back of the card written in French outlines the copyright of the image.



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