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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. Typographically printed advertisements for upcoming shows, including: Rome & Juliet at the Theatre-Royal, 1813; The Beggar's Opera Revers'd at the Theatre-Royal, 1781; Blue Devils! at the Boston Theatre, 1858; The Foundling of the Forest in Providence, 1810; Mr. & Mrs. Charles Kean in Louis XI at the Great National Standard Theatre, Shoreditch, 1861; Midsummer Night's Dream with Mendelssohn's music, at Burton's Chambers Street, 1854; Wives as they Were: and Maids as They Are with Mr. T. Rice and Kemble, at the Providence Theatre, 1841; a Great Comic Bill for the benefit of young America at the Boston Theatre, 1857; [and] St. George & the Dragon at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1834; all framed, sizes vary. (9)
Estimate $200-300

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Charles Kean, Juliet, Louis XI, T. Rice, Mendelssohn, Drury Lane