Item #CL177-1 The Zavistowski Trio. Peter Kramer, Amer.
The Zavistowski Trio
The Zavistowski Trio
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The Zavistowski Trio

c1871. Group of three tinted lithographs, two signed in image lower left or right, approx. 64.4 x 48cm each. Missing portions to margins, soiling, repaired creases and tears. Linen-backed.

Titles read “Emmeline Zavistowski;” “Alice Zavistowski;” and “The Zavistowski Trio: Alice, Christine & Emmeline.” All include text “Ferd. Mayer & Sons, General Lithographers, 96 & 98 Fulton St, New York.” The Zavistowski Trio consisted of a mother (Christine) and her two daughters who were American burlesque actresses, singers and dancers. They were engaged by Australian entrepreneur George Coppin to tour Australia in 1871. They were said to be the “most expensive stars that have ever yet visited the colonies.” Ref: Uni. of Sydney. Group portrait held in SLNSW.

Item #CL177-1

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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