Open letter. In the role of hamlet (!) - great Armenian actress Siranush. She played Ophelia 20 years ago!
Baku. Printing and Binding Shakova. Photo black and white.1901 Size of 8.7 x 13.9 cm Passed mail. Kutaisi – Rostov. Evaluate the condition of the lot for the scan!
Siranush (real name — Merope Isaakovna of Kantarjian; 25 may 1857, Constantinople, June 10, 1932, Cairo) — an outstanding Armenian actress. Game Siranush was deeply emotional, bright temperament, a unique interpretation of the characters received a high rating of M. N. Ermolova, A. I. Yuzhin-Sumbatov. 1873 — she began performing at the theater of P. Magakyan in Istanbul . 1875 — joined the theatre troupe of Hakob Vardovyan in Istanbul. She played in performances in Armenian and Turkish. Was the main, way in the Armenian melodramas and historical tragedies.1879 — after the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878, when the persecution of the Ottoman government against the Armenians intensified, Astghik moved to Tiflis with Adamyan and his sister. She performed in Baku, Yerevan, Tbilisi . 1881 — together with her sister she returned to Constantinople, but at that time the Ottoman government closed all Armenian theatres. She toured Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Egypt, playing in dramatic and operetta performances . 1897 — invited to the Armenian theater of Baku, performs in Yerevan, Alexandropol, New Nakhichevan, Shusha, Tiflis
1909 — the 35th anniversary of artistic activity was celebrated in Baku . 1912 — headed a group of Armenian actors toured in Moscow and St. Petersburg.