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3311T Boston
November 11, 2019 12:00 PM - November 17, 2019 07:00 PMCalender

Playbills, Nine Examples.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Playbills, Nine Examples. Tall narrow typographically printed advertisements for upcoming shows, including: Farewell Benefit of J.P. Price, Howard Athenaeum, Boston, 1862; Placide's Varieties, Dreams of Delusion, New Orleans, 1859; National Theatre, Lady of Lyons, Washington, DC, [1838]; Jessie Brown, at Wheatley's Arch St. Theatre, 1858; Mr. Cooper in Virginius, or the Liberation of Rome, New York, Park Theater, [1821]; Wood's Minstrels at Allston Hall, Boston; Pantomime of the Magic Pills with Gabriel Ravel, Broadway Theatre, Philadelphia, 1855; Shakespeare's King John, in New York, February 28, 1798; [and] Charles Kean in the Stranger at the Park Theatre in New York, [c. 1845]. (9)
Estimate $200-300

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John, Jessie Brown, Charles Kean, Gabriel Ravel, Placide, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington, DC