Title AUTOGRAPH Signed Hardesty Johnson and Isabel Garland Playbill for a Performance in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. a Joint Recital of Poetry and Song.
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID 6695
SIGNED. This is a simple playbill for a 1928 performance by Hardesty Johnson and Isabel Garland at the Highland Hall in Hollidaysburg, PA. The title is "A Joint Recital of Poetry and Song | Isabel Garland Hardesty Johnson | Friday Evening, November Sixteenth, Nine- | teen Hundred Twenty-Eight, at | Eight-fifteen O'clock" . The program was divided into four parts: American Songs, Songs of Romance, Songs of the Sea, Songs of the Middle Border. The programs included poetry by Sara Teasdale, John Masefield, writings of Hamlin Garland, and music of a variety of composers. Isabel Garland was the daughter of Hamlin Garland. She married Hardesty Johnson, a concert tenor. The playbill is signed by Johnson in large script and in pencil. Garland's signature is beneath his, in ink. They are written diagonally in the middle across the wording on the Playbill. The playbill is 8 1/4" high x 3 3/4" wide. It is printed on stock beige in brown ink, and is blank on the rear side. It has three horizontal fold marks. It appears it was folded twice to form three panels, then folded in half. The printed side is clean , the verso has a smudge and a hint of a crease. There is no chipping or other wear. (Garland is the author of A Summer To Be. ) ; .; Signed by Author
Autographs Ephemera Performing Arts Theatre Music Playbill Highland Hall Hollidaysburg, PA