Thursday, May 15, 2014

Bronze Plaques: Acts From Vaudeville - Rockefeller Center, NY, NY

Acts From Vaudeville
by Rene Paul Chambellan

GPS: N40° 45.600; W73° 58.812

Short Description:

The Acts of Vaudeville bronze plaques are located at the entrance to the Radio City Music Hall at 1260 6th Avenue in Manhattan.

Long Description:

Six cast bronze plaques by Rene Paul Chambellan installed 1932 along a granite wall at the entrance to the Radio City Music Hall. They represent six classic vaudeville acts.  They are from north to south:

Five musicians and a Russian dancer.

Two banjo players and a dancer wearing a short pleated skirt.
Accordion and saxaphone player with a cat.

Five Rockettes in high heels and top hats.
Cello and violin player with a dog in clown costume. 

Drummer and dancer wearing a top hat and tails, and carrying a cane.

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