1917 Ad Program Manhattan Lawrence Weber Collier Sparks - ORIGINAL THR1


This is an original 1917 black and white print ad of the Longacre Theatre program. The theatre is located in central Manhattan, and was opened in 1913. The play was the comedy, "Nothing But the Truth," by James Montgomery from the novel by Frederick Isham. G. M. Anderson and L. Lawrence Weber presented William Collier, Rapley Holmes, Morgan Coman, Ned A. Sparks, and Arnold Lucy.


This 94+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Moderate aging throughout. Small wrinkle - left margin. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. Small chip - bottom right corner. No water damage. There is a hole in the left margin of this ad, it is about 1.5 inches long.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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