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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 692
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Pantomime and mime collection,
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and French.
Abstract: Images and clippings concerning performers and performances of pantomime and mime.
Pantomime is a type of musical-comedy theatrical production traditionally found in the United Kingdom. Mime artists are performers who use "miming," which is the acting out of a story through body motions, without use of speech.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Images of pantomime and mime
- II. Printed material on pantomime and mime
Collection includes lithographs, engravings, photographs, photomechanical prints, and clippings. Performers depicted include Jean Gaspard Deburau, Marcel Marceau, Joseph and Mathilda (Lehman) Marzetti, Harry Payne, Ravel family, and many others.
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.