Photographs of early productions of The Importance of Being Earnest

Description

An album of production stills from Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Earnest, which was first performed in 1895. The paler photographs depict the 1895 production while the darker photographs depict George Alexander’s 1909 revival of the play.

A handwritten note on page 3, 'George Alexander', reveals that it is likely that these photographs depict the original cast.

Full title:
Album containing sixty photographs of two early productions of The Importance of Being Earnest, with eleven small photographic portraits of Oscar Wilde.
Created:
1895-1909
Format:
Photograph / Image
Creator:
Edith Craig [owner]
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Add MS 81626

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