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Date of Work

Circa 1916


Three performers play trumpets for Shakespeare - The Playwright held at Bankside Theatre in 1916. Several hundred spectators are seated on a bank of the English Coulee. The roofs of buildings at the UND Campus are visible in the background. The Bankside Theatre provided a stage for several spectacles including the Dakota Playmakers and the May Fete Production from 1914-1927.


Bankside Theatre; English Coulee; Spectators; Performers; Trumpets; Play; Trumpet players; Shakespearean actors and actresses; Plays; Coulees; Spectators; College students; Entertainers

Places Depicted

North Dakota--English Coulee (N.D.); North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota


Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota