Book, Cover, Parizhanka : khudozhestvenna︠i︡a drama v 8 chast︠i︡akh : Charli Chaplin akter. (Parisienne: An Artistic Drama in Eight Parts, Charlie Chaplin, Akter- Rezhisser (Actor-Director)), 1923
This is a Book, Cover.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
An internationally recognized star, Charlie Chaplin became synonymous with his image as a little man with a bowler hat, mustache, and cane, identifiable in the new Soviet Union. Listed as actor-director for this “artistic drama” called Parisienne, Chaplin’s “Little Tramp” character was used in Russian theater, as shown on this book design.
It is credited
Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, PN1995.9 .P5P37 1923X. Purchase, 2015.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 15.6 × 12.3 cm (6 1/8 × 4 13/16 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.