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Theatre prop for Peter Pan used by Pauline Chase. Wooden sword

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Object type
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Wooden sword for Peter used by Pauline Chase in 'Peter Pan', Duke of York's Theatre, 1906-1913.
Physical description
Theatre prop for Peter Pan used by Pauline Chase. Wooden sword
Production typeUnique
Credit line
Given by the British Theatre Museum Association. © Desmond Banks
Object history
Theatre prop for Peter used by Pauline Chase in J. M. Barrie's play 'Peter Pan'. The play was originally produced at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, 27th December 1904, and was revived annually until 1914. The scenery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens (although he is not credited in the programme), and the director was Dion Boucicault. The costumes were designed by Wilhelm and William Nicholson and were made by B J Simmons.
Pauline Chase first played Peter in 1906 and annually thereafter until 1913
Reason For Production: Commission
Subjects depicted
Literary referencePeter Pan
Other number
1963/W/4 - BTMA accession number
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Record createdAugust 13, 2004
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