Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 351

Price Realized: $ 3,840
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(MUSIC.) [STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER.] Cole & Harris Mammoth Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. Five Acts, 12 Scenes, 12 Tableaux. The Play is Given in All its Entirety. Lithographic theatre poster, 27x10 inches; paper evenly toned; with large vignettes of Uncle Tom and Little Eva at the top; a centerpiece of Abraham Lincoln with a kneeling slave and a vignette of Eva on her death-bed at the bottom; in a blank space beneath is stamped "Dudley Opera House, Bryant's Pond Oct. 2"; double-matted and framed. Erie, PA: Erie Litho Co, circa 1880s-1890s

Additional Details

An elaborate production, including a performance of the entire play, a recital by the Magnolia Quartet, and "The Best Dogs, Ponies and Donkies." The stamp at the bottom would indicate that this was a road company using copies of this poster while traveling from town to town, and city to city.