Fledermaus Programme Illustration of Gertrude Barrison by Fritz Zeymer 1907
The cabaret was promoted through posters and programmes designed by eminent artists of the time including Bertold Loffler, Carl Otto, Moritz Jung, and Fritz Lang.
Miss Mascara Poster Bertold Loffler 1909
The club space was colourful with extravagant tiled walls designed by Bertold Loffler, a geometric floor and elaborate sets and costumes.
Poster by Josef von Diveky 1907
Whilst only a few sketches, postcards and photographs of the club survive, it was reimagined in full colour and installed at the Barbican in London in 2020.
Postcard depicting Fledermaus Bar, by Josef Hoffmann 1907
Cabaret Fledermaus closed its doors to the public in 1913, yet it was the inspiration for clubs that sprung up across Europe during the 1920s and 1930s, including Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich and the nightclubs of Weimar Germany.
The Diseuse Mariya Delvard - Bertold Loffler 1907