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Elsie Leslie photographs and memorabilia

Title
Elsie Leslie photographs and memorabilia, 1884-1900.
Author
Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966.

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Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1978-004 Box 2Offsite
Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1978-004 Box 1Offsite

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Description
.46 linear foot (2 boxes)
Summary
Elsie Leslie (1881-1966) was a child actor who was best known for her portrayal of the title character in the original stage production of Little Lord Fauntleroy (1888). She was also known for playing the lead roles Editha's Burglar (1887) and The Prince and Pauper (1890). The Elsie Leslie photographs and memorabilia (1884-1900) mostly relate to her major childhood roles. The collection contains promotional photographs of Leslie; an Elsie Leslie paper doll; a portrait of Leslie by Julian Alden Weir; a drawing of Leslie in The Prince and the Pauper; an advertisement for Little Lord Fauntleroy stationery; a program for the hundredth performance of Little Lord Fauntleroy at the Broadway Theatre; a copy of The Birds' Christmas Carol, inscribed with a poem to Leslie by Kate Douglas Wiggin; and various other pieces of memorabilia.
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Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source (note)
  • Unknown.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1978-004
OCLC
  • 897387544
  • 897387544
Author
Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966.
Title
Elsie Leslie photographs and memorabilia, 1884-1900.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms Of Use
The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source
Unknown.
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Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1978-004
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