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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thompson Miss (Costumier)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shoe worn by Phyllis Broughton, possibly as Ben Zoualle.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1880 (made)


Thompson Miss (Costumier)

Object history note

This shoe was worn in a production of R. Reece's burlesque 'The Forty Thieves' performed at the Gaiety Theatre, London on 27th December 1880. The production was directed by R Soutar and R Reece, the music was composed and arranged by W M Lutz, the dances were arranged by John D'Auban, and the scenery was by Mr Banks.

Descriptive line

Shoe worn by Phyllis Broughton probably as Ben Zoualle in 'The Forty Thieves', Gaiety Theatre, London, 1880


Theatre and Performance Collection

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