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Gundlach Shakespeare Tercentenary Album

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Identifier: P0133

Title: Gundlach Shakespeare Tercentenary Album

Description: The Saint Louis Pageant Drama Association celebrated the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with public performances of the comedy "As You Like It" in Forest Park. John H. Gundlach was the president of this association. The activities of the group led to the formation of the Municipal Opera. The Gundlach Shakespeare Tercentenary Album is titled "Shakespeare Tercentenary Forest Park, St. Louis 'As You Like It' June 5 to 14, 1916, John H. Gundlach." The album contains about 17 photographs, many of which are autographed to Gundlach. Most photographs are posed group photographs of cast members. A few show views of the stage during the production are also included as well as two copies of the playbill. See also the John H. Gundlach Collection in Photographs and Prints and the John H. Gundlach Papers in MHS Archives. Subjects include: theater; theatrical entertainment; Municipal Theater; actors and actresses; Miss Margaret Anglin; Frederick Lewis; Helen Mar Stewart; Genevieve Hamper Mantell; Robert B. Mantell; Margaret Anglin Hull; groundbreaking ceremony.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1916

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Schweig (St. Louis)



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