On View
Musical Crossroads Gallery
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Hyers, Anna Madah, American, 1855 - 1929
Hyers, Emma Louise, American, 1857 - 1901
Hyers Sisters, American, 1867 - ca. 1900
Date
1876
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (22.2 x 9.8 cm)
Description
A broadside advertising the musical drama "Out of Bondage", the first play about slavery with an African-American cast. It features the cast, and a synopsis of the three acts that make up the play. The broadside has some slight wear and is affixed to a piece of paper. There is an inscription on the front of the broadside that reads: [Sept. 10th].
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
broadsides
Topic
Actors
Drama (Theatre)
Musical Theatre
Opera (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.46.74
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55628fedb-16c1-437e-b726-30b05030ae33
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