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L'Africaine 4me Acte Scene I
1850-1920
Unidentified
France
Stereocard
overall: 3-1/2"h x 7"w x 1/4"d
Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection, Gift of Thomas Garrett
2010.055.238

Sepia-tone stereocard photograph of a large group of human figurine models onstage for the opera "L'Africaine". Title is shown at bottom of both images and reads "L'Africaine 4me Acte Scene I". Mounted on embossed yellow card. Double image of a large group of actors onstage in native dress. An actress in an elaborate headress stands on a throne above the other actors. 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.