""The Bloomer Girl""   Lot no. 2341

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Jan. 6, 1947 (Estimated)
13.00" x 16.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Right

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004), for 1947 Broadway Revival of `Bloomer Girl` starring Nanette Fabray & Dick Smart at City Center. Fabray took over the lead role of Evalina from Celeste Holm in 1945 while the musical was performed at the Shubert Theatre from October 5, 1944 to April 27, 1946. The revival was staged at City Center and ran January 6 to February 15, 1947, with cast depicted from left to right; Olive Reeves-Smith as Dolly Bloomer, Joe E. Marks as Sheriff Quimby, Nanette Fabray as Evalina Applegate, Dick Smart as Jefferson Calhoun, and Peggy Campbell as Daisy the maid. On 15" x 20" illustration board with blue indicating halftone, for the New York Journal-American, includes clipping. 13" x 16" image. Minor edge soiling, editors notations.

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