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Palais du Costume - Projet Félix: Epoque Byzantine - Théodora

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0416
Creator
Places
Paris (France)
France
Date
c. 1900
Measurements
3.5 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
illustration
Work types
postcard

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

Epoque Byzantine - Theodora

Palais du costume - Projet Felix ["Palace of Costume - Felix Project"]

Impies. Lemercier, Paris ["Printers Lemercier, Paris"]

New York May 25 AM Hermann Kerler [stamped]

POSTAGE

5 centimes Poste Republique Français stamp

2 cents American Postal Service stamp

Postmarked 15 May 1900 and 25 May 1900

Addressed to Milawaukee, WI

EXHIBITION

Imagining the Empress: Theodora in Popular Culture, 1882-1922
April-October 2017

The Empress Theodora appeared many times in popular culture. This postcard, depicting Theodora as she was represented in an historical tableau at the Palais de Costume in Paris, imaginatively emphasizes the empress' regality with an elaborate cloak, jeweled accessories, and an impressive crown.

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.094
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0416
Creator
Places
Paris (France)
France
Date
c. 1900
Measurements
3.5 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
illustration
Work types
postcard

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