Egyptian deities : no better Turkish cigarette can be made [graphic]

Title
Egyptian deities : no better Turkish cigarette can be made [graphic]
Publication
[1904]
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Details

Description
1 poster ; 54 x 41 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Denishawn Collection.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Posters.
Note
  • Poster depicts a bare-breasted woman with a skirt and headdress in ancient Egyptian style, seated in the doorway of a tomb-like monument. At the base of the tomb are stylized flowers and an image of a cigarette box with the text "S. Anargyros famous cigarettes Egyptian Deities."
Biography (note)
  • Typed caption label on original mat: "This is the actual poster that Ruth St. Denis saw while having an ice cream soda in a Buffalo, New York, drug store. This cigarette poster would act as a catalyst that would create a whole new concept in American dance."
Publications (note)
  • Ruth St. Denis, an unfinished life : an autobiography / Ruth St. Denis. New York : Harper and brothers, 1939, p. 51-53. Poster reproduced opp. p. 51.
Call Number
*MGZFH Egy 1
Title
Egyptian deities : no better Turkish cigarette can be made [graphic]
Imprint
[1904]
Biography
Typed caption label on original mat: "This is the actual poster that Ruth St. Denis saw while having an ice cream soda in a Buffalo, New York, drug store. This cigarette poster would act as a catalyst that would create a whole new concept in American dance."
Publications
Ruth St. Denis, an unfinished life : an autobiography / Ruth St. Denis. New York : Harper and brothers, 1939, p. 51-53. Poster reproduced opp. p. 51.
Local Note
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Added Title
Denishawn Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZFH Egy 1
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