Not currently on display at the V&A


1762 (made)

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Ink on paper
Brief Description
Playbill advertising The Beggar's Opera [and] The Genii at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, 1762
  • Mounted height: 25cm
  • Mounted width: 16.3cm
Credit line
Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996
Object history
Associated production: The Beggar's Opera. Comic opera, librettist John Gay, composed by Linley. Actors Mr Vernon, Kitty Clive, Richard Yates, Mrs Vincent and Mr Bransby. The Genii. Masque by Andrew Becket. Actors Mr Rooker and Giuseppe Grimaldi, dancers Miss Froment and Miss Dawson. 20.11.1762 Drury Lane Theatre, London.
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record createdOctober 20, 2009
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