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Playbook for Two Gentlemen of Verona

Catalog Data

Printed by:
Artcraft Lithograph & Printing Company, American, 1905 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Joseph Papp, American, 1921 - 1991  Search this
New York Shakespeare Festival, American, founded 1954  Search this
Delacorte Theater, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 × 9 × 1/16 in. (25.4 × 22.9 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Description:
A playbook for "Two Gentlemen of Verona." The book has a white cover with is a stylized graphic of two (2) women seen in profile in the center of the cover. One woman is depicted with yellow skin, large red hair, and mustache with her proper left breast exposed. Behind her is another woman depicted with brown skin, a large black afro, and a mustache with her proper left breast exposed. Both women are depicted with wide open eyes above red rouge circles. Below the women is black text that reads [TWO / GENTLEMEN / OF VERONA / A / GRANDNEW / MUSICAL]. The front and back covers are identical. The interior pages are printed in black-and-white.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d6db2274-5550-4109-9eaa-1e1f4d427ce1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.8