|Title||Natalie Sisters, ca. 1916 |
|Photographer||Sid Whiting, St. Louis |
|Date||ca. 1916 |
|Notes||A story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer from March 2, 1916 relates that while the Natalie Sisters were in Seattle to perform at the Orpheum Theater on their American debut tour, they performed their act for patients at the Firland Sanatorium. The three sisters were Hungarians who trained in Vienna, and included Clara (20) on piano, Ethel (19) on cello, and Lilly (18) on violin.|
Autograph on photo.
PH Coll 569.158
|Contextual Notes||Charles "Tiny" Burnett was known for his popular orchestra leadership in the Orpheum Circuit vaudeville theaters here from 1915-1933. Over the years, Burnett amassed a large collection of souvenir photographs from the performers with whom he worked. Many of the photographs are studio portraits signed with fond notes by the performers, who range from novelty acts and circus attractions to opera singers and silent film actors.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Musicians--Hungary |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Natalie, Clara; Natalie, Ethel; Natalie, Lilly; Theater--United States--History--19th century; Women in the theater--United States |
|Location Depicted||United States |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collection Division |
|Repository Collection||Charles "Tiny" Burnett photograph collection. PH Coll 569 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanner 1000x at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2010 |