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The Forty Thieves

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    after 1880 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886 (lithographer)
    Francis Bros & Day (publisher)
    Stannard & Son (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    lithograph, print, ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.611-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Music sheet cover for the Lancers in 'The "Forty Thieves"' by W. Meyer Lutz as performed the Gaiety Theatre in 1880. Published in London by Francis Brothers & Day

Physical description

Music sheet cover for the Lancers in The "Forty Thieves".

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

after 1880 (published)

Artist/maker

Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886 (lithographer)
Francis Bros & Day (publisher)
Stannard & Son (printers)

Materials and Techniques

lithograph, print, ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'The "Forty Thieves" / Lancers, / by / W. Meyer Lutz. / Founded on the popular melodies sung in Mr. Reece's Burlesque Drama at the Gaiety Theatre. / London: Francis Brothers & Day, Blenheim House, Oxford St. W. / Alfred Concancen del. / Stannard & Son. / We are a merry family - we are!! We are!! / Ent. Sta. Hall, / Pr.4/-'
Text printed on cover.

'Reece's Forty Theieves / produced at the Gaiety 1880 / This picture depicts / Terry as Ali Baba / Nellie Farren as Ganlem / Royce as Hassarac / Connie Gillhurst as Morgiana / Given by L.E. Benman Esq. Sept. 1938'
Written in pencil on reverse of cover.

Dimensions

Height: 35.8 cm, Width: 25.7 cm

Object history note

Given to the Enthoven Collection by L.E. Berman in September 1938.

Descriptive line

Music sheet cover for the Lancers in The "Forty Thieves" by W. Meyer Lutz as performed the Gaiety Theatre in 1880. Published in London by Francis Brothers & Day

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Print-making; Chromolithography; Lithography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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