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Exhibition: Arthur Sullivan & the Royal Family

Drawn from the collection of Hal Kanthor, MD, this exhibit focuses on Arthur Sullivan’s connection to the Royal Family. Through photographs, theatre programs, and other ephemera that concentrates on the nineteenth century, we can get a glimpse of what entertained Queen Victoria and her family, and what captured England’s (and beyond) greater imagination. Of his collection, Kanthor says: “In the near future, I intend to transfer this collection to the University of Rochester Library as a Special Collection, with hopes that it will be used as a teaching resource for theatrical and musical history and nineteenth century advertising.”

It is on view through December 20, 2019, in the William Henry Seward Room; Department of Rare Books and Special Collections during Department hours.

Friday, October 25, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Rush Rhees Library, Rare Books and Special Collections Seward Room
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment, Exhibitions


General Public


River Campus Libraries
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