Casino Roof Garden, Alice Atherton on the Stage.

Title:

Casino Roof Garden, Alice Atherton on the Stage.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

E. Idell Zeisloft, ed., The New Metropolis (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1899), 357.

Date:

ca. 1899

Street Address:

Broadway at West 39th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

This is an overhead photograph of a roof-top entertainment taken from the back of a full audience. There are arched lighting fixtures and performers on the stage. The tower and "hut" which seem to form the back wall of the stage area are architectural features of the building itself rather than set design. Alice Atherton (1854-1899) was a popular stage actress.

Subjects:

  • Theaters--New York (State)--New York.
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--Social life and customs.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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