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Poster - Poster

Poster

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1822 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Glendenning, William (printed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.148-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Poster advertising the 'new pedestrian equestrian and operatic extravaganza' Tom and Jerry, Sadler's Wells Theatre 21st to 25th May 1822, followed by the pantomime Harlequin's Ancestors, or, Mother Shipton, Mother Bunch and Mother Goose.

Physical description

Typographic broadside poster printed in black and red, featuring a woodcut image of the pas de deux performed by Dusty Bob and African Sal in the dramatisation based on Pierce Egan's Life in London at Sadler's Wells Wells Theatre

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1822 (made)

Artist/maker

Glendenning, William (printed)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Length: 76 cm, Width: 9.8 cm

Object history note

Associated Production: Tom and Jerry, Harlequin's Ancestors, or, Mother Shipton, Mother Bunch and Mother Goose. Author (Tom and Jerry): Pierce Egan. Mother Shipton (played by Mr. G. Renaud), Mother Bunch (played by Mr. Honner, Mother Goose (played by Mr. Webber), Harlequin (played by Mr. W. Kirby, afterwards Clown Scarecrow (played by Mr. Hartland). 21.5.1822. Performance category: extravaganza, pantomime, equestrian performance.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising the 'new pedestrian equestrian and operatic extravaganza Tom and Jerry by Pierce Egan, followed by the pantomime Harlequin's Ancestors, or, Mother Shipton, Mother Bunch and Mother Goose, Sadler's Wells Theatre 21st to 25th May 1822.

Production Note

25 Hatton Garden, London

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Posters; Illustrated playbills; Pantomime

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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