In 1985 the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal was celebrating its 150th anniversary. In honour of its anniversary and to commemorate its history in Old Montreal the society placed a historic plaque on the corner of the building which was Rasco’s Hotel, 281-295 rue St-Paul. 272 more words
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UPDATE: Now at Swann Galleries: Sarah Bernhardt Loved This Mucha Poster So Much, She Used It for Her American Tour
Update: The Alphonse Mucha-designed poster of Sarah Bernhardt sold for $8,750.
What you see: A poster that advertises Sarah Bernhardt’s 1896 American Tour. Alphonse Mucha designed it. 336 more words
Sarah Bernhardt appeared at the Academy of Music in “La Tosca” on January 21, 1892. Her appearance was treated like that of royalty. A local reviewer for the “News and Courier”, who referred to Bernhardt as “the divine Sarah,” also wrote that the theater “had rarely held as brilliant and cultivated an audience who were spellbound through love, hate, scorn, revenge, and disgust, all of which had full sway in the role.” 304 more words