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Poster for "Singer's Midgets" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

Poster

Poster for "Singer's Midgets"

Poster for "Singer's Midgets" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Color lithograph poster featuring two scenes of the famous Austro-Hungarian troupe at the top and bottom. At the top, one performer on a violin accompanies several female dancers. Below, performers dressed as cowboys on horses perform rope tricks. Across the middle in large letters is "Singer's Midgets."

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DESCRIPTION
Color lithograph poster featuring two scenes of the famous Austro-Hungarian troupe at the top and bottom. At the top, one performer on a violin accompanies several female dancers. Below, performers dressed as cowboys on horses perform rope tricks. Across the middle in large letters is "Singer's Midgets."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:89865
Creation Date: 1916
Creator Name:Strobridge Lithographic Company
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Collection Name:WCFTR Posters
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:5.1.0018
Original Dimensions:75 cm by 100 cm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This generic poster features one of the best-known vaudeville/circus companies of the time, members of the Pantages circuit since at least 1910. Many Singer's Midgets appeared in several shorts ("Wee Men," 1935) before going on to fame as the Munchkins in "The Wizard of Oz."
SUBJECTS
Posters
Theaters
Dwarfs
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
This image is issued by the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. For further information, contact WCFTR. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Center. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied for resale or distribution as a photoprint, used as agency stock, or used in any other enterprise. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. Please Credit: Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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