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1889 - The Empire Theatre - Varieties
1889 – The Empire – Theatre of Varieties

£135.00

Date: 1889

Theatre: The Empire

Performance: Variety Performance

Main Actors: Charlie Ross, Frances Coventry, Steve Cooke

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Date: 1889
Theatre: The Empire
Performance: Variety Performance
Main Actors: Charlie Ross, Frances Coventry, Steve Cooke

 

This beautiful, historic theatre programme is for a variety performance at the Empire Theatre in 1889. The acts include Dancers, Singers, Actors, Acrobats and Comedians. The cast list is presented across the centre of the internal pages (2&3) and is bordered by a variety of interesting local advertisements. The advertisements including James Buchanan & Co.’s Liqueur Scotch Whisky, Overton’s Oyster Salon and Restaurant, and Dragoumis cigarettes. The front and back covers have beautiful colourful eye-catching illustrations. The front cover, page one, has a female performer playing a tambourine and flowers are being thrown at her feet in appreciation from her audience. The back page has a picture of a woman dancing a jig with a tambourine.

The internal pages are printed in black and blue ink. The front and back cover pages (1 & 4) are printed with a colourful selection of inks.

The programme is a single piece of card with a vertical spinal fold creating a 4-page programme. Approx. H28cm x W21cm.

Condition Code: 3-4: Evidence of two horizontal folds to the programme. Approx. 2.5cms discreet tear to the bottom right of front cover. Minimal foxing to top of programmes front cover. Spine intact. Faint evidence of wear as expected from the programmes grand age of 127 years.