Theater production, Lewiston, 1896

Contributed by Franco-American Collection


Les Cloches de Corneville, was directed by and starred J.-B. Couture, shown at center right with ruffled sleeves.

The actors, singers, and musicians all were local talent. Costumes and stage sets were made locally.

Couture (1866-1943) was a leader of the Franco-American community of Lewiston-Auburn for more than 50 years.

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About This Item

  • Title: Theater production, Lewiston, 1896
  • Creation Date: 1896
  • Subject Date: 1896
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 27.5 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545

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