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St. George's Opera House, Westminster. A Scene from the "Contrabadista", c. 1868

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PressmarkEvan.440
Heading or VenueSt George's Opera House
PlaceLondon, Westminster
TitleSt George's Opera House, Langham Place, Oxford Circus. Encores nightly. Roars of laughter. (Scene from the) Contrabandista. Every evening at ½ past 7. Morning performance every Friday at 2. Admission. Pit 1/- Balcony 2/- Stalls 3/- Orchestra stalls 5/-
Size39 x 57 cm.
Date[1868?]
Imprint[London] : Stannard & Dixon, Imp. 7, Poland St. Oxford St.
IllustrationsIllustration signed: R. J. Hamerton
NotesSt George's Opera House was probably a former name of St. George's Hall (Howard, D. London Theatres and music halls 1850-1950. London, 1970). - The contrabandista was written by Francis Cowley Burnand with music by Arthur Sullivan. - With a piece of a label, measuring 3x14cm., which was on the front of poster, reading: Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursd[ay] […] Tuesday and Frida[y] […]
GenrePoster
SubjectOperetta
NamesSullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900; Burnand, Francis Cowley, Sir, 1836-1917; Hamerton, R. J. (Robert Jacob)
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