Postcard of the week ending
Saturday, 6 september 2008

an episode in Max Reinhardt's first London production of
The Miracle,
Olympia, 23 December 1911

The Miracle, Olympia, 1911

The Miracle, Olympia, 23 December 1911

(photo: unknown, London, 1911/12)

This real photograph postcard is of an episode from Max Reinhardt's first London production of The Miracle, staged at Olympia, Hammersmith, West London, on 23 December 1911; it was published at that time by the Rotary Photographic Co Ltd in London in its Rotary Photographic Series (no. 11807 C). The central figure of the Madonna, surrounded by some of the 2,000 strong cast, was played by Maria Carmi.

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