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Too late / Keppler.

Too late / Keppler. Illustration shows a scene on a desolate shore where a woman labeled "France" is playing the role of Elsa in Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin, she is dancing with Edward VII, King ... show more

Too late / Keppler.
1 print : chromolithograph.
Illustration shows a scene on a desolate shore where a woman labeled "France" is playing the role of Elsa in Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin, she is dancing with Edward VII, King of Great Britain who is playing the role of Lohengrin, and they are looking at a nasty knight labeled Russia playing the role of Telramund. The swan is in the background, chained to a stake on the shoreline.
  • Title from item.
  • Caption: Elsa-France (to Lohengrin-England) O, why did you not come sooner - before I was pledged to Telramund?
  • Illus. in: Puck, v. 53, no. 1366 (1903 May 6), centerfold.
  • Copyright 1903 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Lohengrin.
  • Edward--VII,--King of Great Britain,--1841-1910.
  • Marianne (French emblem)--1900-1910.
  • Swan-knight (Legendary character)--1900-1910.
  • Treaties--1900-1910.
  • Swans--1900-1910.
  • Knights--1900-1910.
  • International relations--France--1900-1910.
  • International relations--Russia (Federation)--1900-1910.
  • Russia (Federation)--Symbolic representation--1900-1910.
  • Cartoons (Commentary)--1900-1910.
  • Chromolithographs--Color--1900-1910.
  • Periodical illustrations--1900-1910.
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956, artist
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