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Visual display of the Ben Hur

Ben Hur

  • ca. 1899
Cincinnati and New York: The Strobridge Lithographic Company
  • Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath which follows "Gen'l [sic] Lew Wallace's." This is followed by the title in caps, beneath which reads "Dramatized by Wm. Young." The image shows two antagonists holding whips and staring threateningly at one another. The bottom caption quotes from the play reads: "The Quarrel. Ben-Hur Act V."
  • It is assumed that this poster appeared the same time as set A. All told, the production had twenty-two speaking principals and over a hundred supers. Associated with the Manhattan Theatre, New York.

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Other title
Set B
Young, William
ca. 1899
Cincinnati and New York: The Strobridge Lithographic Company
Description of Original
Color lithograph, 50 cm by 75 cm
Local identifier
WHS Image ID 89296
Location of Original
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Researchs : 3.0.0006B
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