Victor Léon photograph collection
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent15 linear feet (23 boxes)
The production photographs represent shows primarily from the Carltheater, Burgtheater, Theater an der Wien, and the Theater in der Josefstadt, all in Vienna. Titles include Der Doppelganger; Der fidele Bauer; Die geschiedene Frau; Gluck bei Frauen; Der Gottergatte; Der gute Kamerad; Liebeszauber; Die lustige Witwe; Der Nachtschellzug; Der Rastelbinder; Vergeltsgott. The photographs are mainly cabinet photograph or carte-de-visite (card photograph) format, although there are also many snapshots, most of which are unidentified, and one tin-type. In addition, the collection includes an album from a New York production of Die lustige Witwe, several framed photograph portraits, and four glass negatives.
Biographical / Historical
- I. Portraits
- II. Scenes
- III. Portraits/Scenes: Unidentified-Inscribed
- IV. Portraits/Scenes: Unidentified
- V. Portraits (oversize)
- VI. Scenes (oversize)
- VII. Miscellaneous (oversize)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Léon, Victor, 1858-1940, collector. Victor Léon photograph collection, 1885-1940: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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