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Saturday, 4 April 2009

an American colour lithograph trade card for
The Tricoa Corset, USA, circa 1885

'Three Little Girls From School Are We

'Three Little Girls From School Are We'

(colour lithograph, USA, circa 1885)

This American colour lithograph trade card for The Tricoa Corset, features an image based on a photograph by Falk, New York, 1885, of Geraldine St. Maur as Peep-Bo, Kate Forster as Pitti-Sing and Geraldine Ulmar as Yum-Yum in D'Oyly Carte's production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, 19 August 1885.

The Mikado (Gilbert And Sulliv... Digital ID: TH-36017. New York Public Library

a cabinet photograph of, left to right, Geraldine Ulmar,
Kate Forster and Geraldine St. Maur
in The Mikado, Fifth Avenue Theatre,
New York, 19 August 1885

(photo: Falk, New York, 1885,
by courtesy of the New York Public Library)

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