VICTORIAN THEATRE POSTERS AND PLAYBILLS FOR SALE
VICTORIAN THEATRE PROGRAMMES
VICTORIAN THEATRE PHOTOGRAPHS & VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN PICTURES OF ACTORS ETC.
PAGE 2 (link to page 1 at the bottom of the page)

Playbills are priced in British pounds. As a rough guideline for American customers, some items are also priced in U.S. dollars, but, as the exchange rate varies from day to day, this is not accurate.

How to order: Make a note of the titles and order numbers of the posters you are interested in buying, and email orders@sensationpress.com Postage is extra, and depends on the weight, and we will email you with the total.
How to pay: If you are in the United Kingdom, a cheque can be made payable to The Sensation Press, or payment can be made by Paypal. If you are overseas, we do not take credit cards directly ourselves, but payment can be made by credit card via the website Paypal - click here to see their site: Paypal.
If you wish to pay via Paypal, we will email you a Paypal bill/invoice which you can then pay.

Sisters Levey, a cabinet photograph of music hall artistes the Sisters Levey by the London Stereoscopic Company. Good condition.
Ref. no. 144b

PRICE

£25

Henrietta Simms, a carte de visite sized photo of Henrietta Simms which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Good condition.
Ref. no. 145b

PRICE

£15

Theatre Royal, York 1846, large handbill (or small playbill) for 24 April 1846. The plays performed were Georgette, The Daughter of the Regiment by Thomas Archar, The Cabin Boy; or, The White Slave by Thomas Archar and The Railway King by E. Stirling. Performers T. Holmes (Thomas Holmes), Fanny Holmes, Mr. Gormersal, Mr. Thompson, Miss Thompson, Mrs. Jones, Miss Brown, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. Spiers, Miss Edwards, Miss Thomassin, Jane Reynolds, Mr. A.E. Reynolds, Mr. French, Mr. Hart, Mr. Harry, Mr. Benson, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Lauder, Mr. Isaacs, Mr. Metcalf, Mr. Patterson, Mr. Upsdell, Mr. Norton, Mr. Everett, Mr. Bower, Mr. French, Mr. Willstead, Mr. Webber, Mr. Emmett, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Bath, Mr. Phillips. Scenery by Corby Fisher, machinery by Mr. Bath. Lessee J.L Pritchard. Forthcoming play The War with the Sikhs, 'wanted, a number of young men for Sikhs and British soldiers at the Theatre Royal, York, on Tuesday next.
12 inches by 7½ inches. Taller than appears in scan as it was too large for the scanner area. Very Good condition.
Ref. no. 146b

PRICE

£30
Roger Livesey, An early signed photo from the 1930s of theatre and film actor Roger Livesey. Roger Livesey found fame both on the stage and in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger films such as I Know Where I'm Going and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Roger Livesey was the son of Edwardian actor Sam Livesey - a member of a long established provincial Victorian and Edwardian theatre family. The autograph on the photo says ‘Best wishes Roger Livesey' in ink. The photo measures just under 4½ inches by just under 3½ inches, and so is smaller than a postcard. An ink stamp on the reverse reads, ‘Repro by the Photo Repro Co., 14 Cecil Court, W.C.2'; this company was at this address in the 1930s and presumably produced pictures actors could use as headshots and for autographs. Very good condition.
Ref. no. 147b

PRICE

£15

 

Dame Peggy Ashcroft, An early signed photo of theatre and film actress Peggy Ashcroft, taken when she was a young woman in the 1930s. It is a real photo postcard and is signed Peggy Ashcroft in ink on the front, and has a note from her on the reverse which reads, ‘Many thanks for your very nice letter and the book, very sincerely Peggy Ashcroft'. The card measures just under 5½ inches by 3½ inches. Image and autograph are a little dark & slight bloom to image, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 148b

PRICE

£15

Louise Keeley, a carte de visite sized photo of Louise Keeley, daughter of Mary Ann Keeley and Robert Keeley, which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Louise was a popular actress and married the barrister Montagu Williams. A couple of marks & light creases from when the picture was pasted to the album card.
Ref. no. 149b

PRICE

£15

Mary Keeley, a carte de visite sized photo of Mary Keeley, daughter of Mary Ann Keeley and Robert Keeley, which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Mary was an actress and married author, lecturer and mountaineer Albert Smith. Fading, a few age marks and bottom edge of album paper chipped.
Ref. no. 150b

PRICE

£15

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, a playbill for 25, 26 & 27 February, 1, 3, 2, 4, 6 March 1869 under the management of Mr. F.B. Chatterton. Plays are Girls of the Period by F.C. Burnand, Macbeth, Othello and The School for Scandal. Also the ballet Beda and music by Locke. Girls of the Period included the Velocipede Gallop with Velocipedes provided bt the French Velocipde Company, A. Davis & Co., agents 14 Strand. Performers and others mentioned are: Ms. Coveney, Marie O'Berne, Kate Harfleur, Mr. J. Rouse, Mr. F. Charles, Mr. F. Moreland, Mr. Phelps, Charles Dillon, James Johnstone, Wilson Barrett, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Ryder, Mr. H. Sinclair, Mr. F. Charles, Mr. W. McIntyre, Miss Hall, Mr. W.H. Rignold, Mr. W.C. Temple, Mr. H. Barrett, Mr. J. Rouse, Mr. H. Moreland, Miss Poole, Mrs. Howard Poole, Mr. Cumming, Mr. Lickfold, Mr. O'Neil, Mr. Henry, Mr. Weaver, Mr. J.B. Johnstone, Mr. Howard, Miss Seymour, Miss Lewis, Miss Brougham, Anais Tourner, Miss Grosvenor, Charles Lauri, Miss Heath (Caroline Heath), Fanny Huddart, Amy Sedgwick, Edward Stirling (stage manager), W.C. Levey (musical director & composer), James Guiver (treasurer), Mr. Needham (props), Mr. Tucker (machinist), John Cormack (music arranger) and William Beverley (scenery). 22 by 17 inches. Poor fragile condition with paper loss, chips, large splits and old repairs with tape. Ref. no. 151b

PRICE

SOLD

Royalty Theatre, Dean Street, Oxford Street, a playbill for under the management of Miss M. Oliver (Martha Oliver). Plays Meg's Diversion by H.T. Craven, The Latest Edition of Black Eyed Susan by F.C. Burnand and Sarah's Young Man. Others mentioned as performers or other are: Mr. J. Russell, Charles Wyndham), H.T. Craven, F. Dewar, Mr. Kenward, Annie Bourke, Martha Oliver, Annie Collinson, Mr. Fairfield, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Charles, Mr. Granvill, Mr. J. Russell, Ada Taylor, Fanny Heath, Master Wright, Mr. E. Danvers, Miss M. Bromley, Mr. Gemmer, Ida Severn, Miss Carew, Mr. Mowbray (lessee and acting manager), Mr. H. Cuthbert (scenery), Mr. Hermann (music arranger), Madame Louise (choreographer), Mrs. Saxby (costumes), Mr. S. May (costumes), Mr. Chapman (machinery), Youd (printer of playbill, 62 Tottenham Court Road). One half of the playbill quotes newspaper reviews. 20 by 20 inches. Fragile, a few splits and chips.
Ref. no. 152b

PRICE

£20

Charles Mathews, a carte de visite sized photo of Charles Mathews which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Mathews is posed wearing a smoking cap and jacket. Faded and foxing.
Ref. no. 153b

PRICE

£4

William Rignold, a woodburytype carte de visite of William Rignold as Jacques in The Two Orphans at the Olympic Theatre. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur with the original magazine caption. A little marked and aged.
Ref. no. 154b

PRICE

£10

Henry Neville, a woodburytype carte de visite of Henry Neville as Pierre in The Two Orphans at the Olympic Theatre. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur with the original magazine caption. A little marked and aged.
Ref. no. 155b

PRICE

£9

Henry Neville, a woodburytype carte de visite of Henry Neville as Pierre in The Two Orphans at the Olympic Theatre. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 156b

PRICE

£10

Emily Fowler, a woodburytype carte de visite of Emily Fowler in The Two Orphans at the Olympic Theatre. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Good condition.
Ref. no. 157b

PRICE

£10

Amy Roselle, a woodburytype carte de visite of Amy Roselle. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Good condition.
Ref. no. 158b

PRICE

£10

Charles Fechter, a small oval photo of Charles Fechter as Hamlet which has been removed from its original carte de visite card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. The picture is by Heath and Beau. A little fading, good condion.
Ref. no. 159b

 

PRICE

£9

Alfred Wigan, a carte de visite of Alfred Wigan by Disderi of Paris and London. Autographed in Wigan's handwriting on the front in the blank area ‘Alfred Wigan March 1870'. Some fading and ink marks from when he placed it in a letter and posted it. Good condition.
Ref. no. 160b

PRICE

£35

Beatrice Marston, a carte de visite sized photo of Beatrice Marston, daughter of Henry Marston, in cavalier costume, which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 161b

PRICE

£15

Henry Marston and Frederick Robinson, Henry Marston as Hotspur and Frederick Robinson as Prince Henry in Henry IV Part 1. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing, good condition.
Ref. no. 162b

PRICE

£12

Henry Marston, Henry Marston as Marc Antony in Julius Caesar. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 163b

PRICE

£12

Jenny Marston and Frederick Robinson, Jenny Marston and Frederick Robinson as Florizel and Perdita in The Winter's Tale. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 164b

PRICE

£12

Edith Blanche, Autographed cabinet photograph of Edith Blanche by Fergus of Greenock and Millport, Scotland. Blanche is dressed in costume for pantomime and the picture was taken in 1899. Signed in ink on the front ‘Sincerely yours Edith Blanche Jan 99'. Good condition.
Ref. no. 165b

PRICE

£40

Ada Blanche, real photo postcard by Rotary of Ada Blanche. Photo by Foulsham & Banfield. Written in ink on reverse 'born 1868 1898 Drury Lane etc.' Good condition.
Ref. no. 166b

PRICE

£9

Ira Aldridge, Ira Aldridge as Aaron in Titus Andronicus. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. This one is a very high quality engraving with a photographic quality. Light foxing to blank reverse, good condition.
Ref. no. 167b

PRICE

SOLD

Miss Woolgar (Mrs. Alfred Mellon), Miss Woolgar (Mrs. Alfred Mellon) as Rosalind in As You Like It. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 168b

PRICE

£12

Charles Grayson and Little Lottie, a cabinet photograph of actor Charles Grayson and child actress Lottie Grayson (known as Little Lottie on the stage when she was a child), both in costume, by Maxwell of Macclesfield. On the reverse are the remains of newspaper quotes reviewing them. Written in ink on front, probably by Charles Grayson himself, 'Charles Grayson & Little Lottie'. Charles William Grayson was a travelling actor, in the early 1880s he travelled in a caravan, and was born in Leeds. Grubbiness to photo and card, card edge chipped.
Ref. no. 169b

PRICE

£35

Madame Celeste, Madame Celeste as Princess Katherine in Henry V. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 170b

PRICE

£12

George Bennett, George Bennett as King Henry the Eighth. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 171b

PRICE

£12

Arthur Mackeand, a cabinet photograph of Arthur Mackeand as a child actor in a sailor suit by Atkinson, Jane Street, Workington. Autographed in ink at the bottom in the child's hand (with the wrong spelling!) ‘Little Artie Mackiand' and correctly on the photograph by an adult ‘Artie Mackeand'. Arthur Ernest Mackeand was born in Newcastle in 1880 and he was the son of actor Arthur Mackeand. He was touring with his parents in the late 1880s and early 1890s. As Ernest A. Mackeand he married Elizabeth A. Smith (c.1885-1967) in Sunderland in 1912. Some age marks, especially to top edge.
Ref. 172b

PRICE

£35

Kate Bateman and Ellen Bateman, the Bateman sisters as children, at the time they were brought to London, with Ellen Bateman as Richard III and Kate Bateman as Richmond. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850-1853 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Blank edges possibly a little trimmed, good condition.
Ref. no. 173b

PRICE

£12

Thomas Mead, Thomas Mead as Iachimo in Cymbeline. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio, magazine and volume form. Light foxing to edges and foxed on blank reverse, a couple of small holes on blank left margin from when issued in parts, good condition.
Ref. no. 174b

PRICE

£12

Benjamin Webster, a woodburytype carte de visite of Benjamin Webster. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 175b

PRICE

£10

Charlotte Sainton Dolby and Prosper Sainton, two cabinet photographs by Walery and Elliott and Fry of London of singer Charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby (c.1821-1885) and her violinist husband Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton (c.1813-1890). The photographs were both inscribed in French and autographed in ink by Prosper Sainton to Madame Johnson in 1889, four years after his wife's death and the year before his own. Some fading to Charlotte Dolby, the photo of Prosper Sainton is in poor condition and is very faded and mottled with pencil retouching showing through on his hair and beard.
Ref. no. 176b

PRICE

£20

Mr. Atkins and Miss Cross, Mr. Atkins and Miss Cross as Grumio and Curtis in The Taming of the Shrew. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 177b

PRICE

£12

Barry Sullivan, Barry Sullivan as Hamlet. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 178b

PRICE

£12

Charles Mathews, a carte de visite of Charles Mathews by Fradelle and Marshall of London. Fading, good condition.
Ref. no.179b

PRICE

£15

Henry Betty, Henry Betty as Faulconbridge in King John. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 180b

PRICE

£12

Charles Pitt, Charles Pitt as Gloster in Henry VI. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 181b

PRICE

£12

The Delvines, real photo postcard of music hall artistes The Delevines by Rotary. Autographed in ink by each member: Percy Delevine, Carrie Delevine, Sam Delevine, Minnie Delevine and Harry Delevine. The Delevines were contortionists and pantomime performers, billed as ‘Satanic Gambollers'. Harry and Sam were brothers from Lancashire and together with Percy were The Three Delevines; they later joined with two Sisters Winterton to become The Five Delevines. Fading and a crease. Not posted.
Ref. no. 182b

PRICE

£25

J.W. Wallack, J.W. Wallack as Gloster in Richard III. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 183b

PRICE

£12

Miss Cooper, Miss Cooper as Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 184b

PRICE

£12

George Vandenhoff, George Vandenhoff as Coriolanus. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Light foxing on left hand side - not affecting main image.
Ref. no. 185b

PRICE

£10

Henry Courte, a tinted carte de visite of tragedian Henry Courte in costume by C.H. Davis & Son, Artists and Photographers, The Uxbridge Studio, High Street, Uxbridge. Identified in ink as 'Mr. H. Courte tragedian'. Henry Courte was the stage name of Henry Cooke and he was from a distinguished theatrical family: he was the son of actor Henry Cooke, nephew of Georgian actress Mrs. West, a cousin of Mrs. Hermann Vezin, and related to George Frederick Cooke, Frederick Cooke and James Cooke. Courte began his career as a boy, playing Richard III at the Theatre Royal, Dublin at the age of 12. He spent the latter part of his career in the 1870s and 1880s where he also worked as an elocutionist. He died in Liverpol in 1898. Good condition.
Ref. no. 186b

PRICE

£45

William Farren and Mr. Hoskins, William Farren as Romeo and Mr. Hoskins as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Foxing on left hand side and light foxing - not affecting main image - and marks to reverse.
Ref. no. 187b

PRICE

£10

William Macready, William Macready as Richard II. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 188b

PRICE

£12

William Macready, William Macready as Henry IV. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 189b

PRICE

£12

William Macready and E.L. Davenport, William Macready as Cassius and E.L. Davenport as Brutus in Julius Caesar. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 190b

PRICE

£12

 
George Bennett, George Bennett as Hubert in King John. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 191b

PRICE

£12

George Bennett, George Bennett as Apemantus in Timon of Athens. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 192b

PRICE

£12

Henry Compton, a portrait of Henry Compton. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. This is a very high quality engraving with a photographic quality. Good condition.
Ref. no. 193b

PRICE

£12

Henry Compton, Henry Compton as Launce in Two Gentleman of Verona. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Foxing to edges.
Ref. no. 194b

PRICE

£10

Mrs. Ternan and Lewis Ball, Mrs. Ternan as Countess Rousillon and Lewis Ball as the Clown in All's Well That End's Well. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. This one is a very high quality engraving with a photographic quality. Darker foxing to border (not affecting central engraving).
Ref. no. 195b

PRICE

£10

Guards Industrial Home Amateur Theatricals by Officers of the Brigade, theatre programme for 27 February (1865). A performance by soldiers and professional actresses at the Bijou Theatre to raise money for a school to train the daughters of non commissioned officers and men for domestic jobs. The Prince and Princess of Wales attended the performance. Prologue by Shirley Brooks - read by Colonel Hon. Percy Feilding (misspelt Fielding) and Mrs. Alfred Wigan. Cast of A Scrap of Paper by J. Palgrave Simpson: Colonel De Bathe, Lieutenant-Colonel C. Peel, Colonel H. Ponsonby, Captain C. Pemberton, Lieutenant Colonel R. White, Captain Leo Seymour, Peter Hills S.F.G., Miss L. Thorne (Louisa Thorne), Mrs. Alfred Wigan, Miss R. Sanger (Rachel Sanger), Mrs. Leigh Murray and Miss Percival. Cast of Tom Noddy's Secret: Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Peel, Major Lowe, Miss Percival and Miss Thorne. Programme illustrations by Captain A. Ellis. Stage manager Colonel De Bathe. Acting Manager George Ellis. Conductor the Honourable Seymour Egerton. Printed by lithographers Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor of 37 Walbrook, London. Corner crease to two corners, good condition. Scan shows centre of illustration area inside programme.
Ref. no. 196b

PRICE

£25

Mary Amelia Warner, Mary Amelia Warner as Hermione in The Winter's Tale. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 197b

PRICE

£12

William Creswick, William Creswick as Coriolanus. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Foxing and a large corner crease to bottom left.
Ref. no. 198b

PRICE

£10

William Creswick, William Creswick as Hotspur in Henry IV. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good conditon.
Ref. no. 199b

PRICE

£12

Leigh Murray and Fanny Stirling, Leigh Murray as Orlando and Fanny Stirling as Rosalind in As You Like It. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Foxing to edges (not affecting central engraving) and loss to bottom left corner.
Ref. no. 200b

PRICE

£10

Leigh Murray, a portrait of Leigh Murray. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. This is a very high quality engraving with a photographic quality. Foxing to border, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 201b

PRICE

£12

Harrison Brockbank, real photo postcard by Rotary of Harrison Brockbank in Japanese costume. Good condition.
Ref. no. 202b

PRICE

£5

Julia Harland and Miss Conquest, Julia Harland as Puck and Miss Conquest as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Good condition.
Ref. no. 203b

PRICE

£12

Isabella Glyn, Isabella Glyn as Constance in King John. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Very light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 204b

PRICE

£12

Mrs. Fitzwilliam, Mrs. Fitzwilliam as Mrs. Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor. One of a series of fine engravings of actors published in 1850 (undated) and which could be bought in a portfolio and volume form. Very light foxing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 205b

PRICE

£12

Caroline Heath, a carte de visite sized photo of Caroline Heath (later Mrs. Wilson Barrett) which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. A couple of nicks to edges of photo, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 206b

PRICE

£15

Russell Wallett, printed postcard of music hall artiste Russell Wallett in drag in about 1904 for his act The Lady in Black. Good condition.
Ref. 207b

PRICE

£10

Herman Vezin, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Henry Neville and Lionel Brough, real photo postcard of Vezin as Rowley, Tree as Sir Peter, Neville as Sir Oliver Surface and Brough as Moses in The School for Scandal. Published by J. Beagles & co., an interesting picture of the four Victorian actors in about 1906. Good condition.
Ref. no. 208b

PRICE

£5

Nelly Power, a woodburytype carte de visite photograph of music hall artiste Nelly Power. Mounted on card by an amateur. A couple of small nicks to photo edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 209b

PRICE

£10

Nelly Power, two woodburytype carte de visite photographs of music hall artiste Nellie Power. Mounted on card by an amateur. The second, smaller, picture has a slight wave from not being fully glued down upon the card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 210b

PRICE

£15

Edith Stuart, a carte de visite sized photo of actress Edith Stuart which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Taken in the early 1860s. Some age mottling to background, still sharp and clear on face and figure.
Ref. no. 211b

PRICE

£9

Robert Loraine, A. Vane-Tempest, Miss Gladys Gaynor, Mr. Arthur Lewis and Nina Boucucault, real photo postcard of actor and aviator Robert Loraine, A. Vane-Tempest, Miss Gladys Gaynor, Mr. Arthur Lewis and Nina Boucucault in The Man From the Sea. A little marked on blank reverse, good condition.
Ref. no. 212b

PRICE

£5

Gabrielle Ray, two real photo postcards of Gabrielle Ray - one a studio pose, the second an articial snow scene. The first was sent with a message (no stamp present, though) to a Mr. Jim Borthwich (? probably should read Bewick as there was a family of this name at this address) of 13 Woodbine Street in Gateshead. Light creasing to first image, good condition.
Ref. no. 213b

PRICE

£5

Rose Leclercq, a carte de visite sized photo of Rose Leclerq which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Rather faded and loss to bottom left corner of image. Taken in the early 1860s.
Ref. no. 214b

PRICE

£9

Juliet Desborough, Carte de visite sized photograph on album paper. Identified in ink as Miss Desborough. Juliet Desborough was active as an actress in the 1860s and 1870s. Good condition.
Ref. no. 215b

PRICE

£35

William James Thorold, real photo postcard of journalist, author and actor William James Thorold. Captioned 'Mr. Alexander's Dooble' - referring to Thorold's noted resemblance to actor George Alexander. Thorold was a Canadian and married Muriel Mappin in London in 1906. Corner crease to top left corner, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 216b

PRICE

£5

Sir George Alexander, four postcards of George Alexander - the first two real photo, the second two printed.
1. George Alexander and Lilian Braithwaite in costume. 1130 Rotary Photo. Rotary Photographic Series.
2. Langfier photo. 103a. Rotary Photo Co. Rotary Photographic Series. Birmingham postmark 27 February 1905. Message from Nellie of Hughendon, 263 Park Road to Miss M. Nally, Rose and Crown, Gt Lister Street, Birmingham. (Marion Nally born c.1885 daughter of publican Patrick Nally at the Rose and Crown pub, 238 Great Lister Street).
3. Printed postcard. George Alexander in His House in Order. Ellis & Walery copyright.
4. Printed postcard. Picture by Lizzie Caswall Smith. Davidson Brothers Pictorial Post Cards Stageland Series no. 6078. Blackpool postmark 23 January 1906 or 1908. Message from Mildred Keogh, who wrote of George Alexander ‘I admire him awfully, don't you?' to Jessie Ahu?? of Main Street, Middleton, County Cork; Jessie wrote under the picture ‘This does not half flatter him!' Fading & a couple of marks to first two.
Ref. no. 217b

PRICE

£5

Kate Saxon, a carte de visite sized photo of Kate Saxon which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Taken in the early 1860s. Good condition.
Ref. no. 218b

PRICE

£15

Billie Burke and Farren Soutar, two real photo postcards of Billie Burke and Farren Soutar in The Belle of Mayfair. The first Posted in 1907 to Miss M. Freestone, 3 Goldington Crescent, St. Pancras and the second Posted in 1907 Blackpool to Miss M. Booth, 70 Lytham Road, Blackpool (this was Mary Alice Booth, a shop assistant at this address to her father Alfred Ernest Booth). Good condition.
Ref. no. 219b

PRICE

£6

Lewis Waller, real photo postcard of Lewis Waller in military costume as Arthur Conan Doyle's Bigadier Gerard. Posted to Miss F. Muir, 97 Roxburgh Street, Walton, Liverpool in 1906 with a message from Walter Muir to his sister Florence Muir. Slight creasing to edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 220b

PRICE

£5

Lewis Waller, seven postcards of Lewis Waller: 1. Real photo postcard published by Rotary. Southampton postmark and stamp on front of card for 4 November 1908. Addressed to Miss Jessie Langford, P.O. West End, Southampton. Message Queen's Café. 2. Real photo postcard of Waller as Colonel Cyril Egerton and Evelyn D'Alroy in The Fires of Fate. Published by Rotary. Addressed and with a message to Miss F. Byrne, 25 Landseer Street, Battersea (this was Florence Laura Byrne who was a tailoress of army clothing & lived at this address with her mother Martha and brother Arthur Albert Byrne; she married Edward Samuel Mellor). 3. Printed postcard of Waller in costume and wig published by Raphael Tuck. Postmark Aberdeen 31 August 1905. Addressed & with a message to Miss Jeannie Murray, c/o Mr. Lyon, Station House, Keith - it asks her if she saw the eclipse of the previous day. 4. Printed postcard. Postmark Liverpool 19 December 1906. Addressed & with a message to Miss Emily Smith, 1 Sandringham Drive, Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool. 5. Real photo postcard by Rotary of Lewis Waller as Geoffrey Mohun and Evelyn Millard as Lady Lettice Pierrepoint in His Majesty's Servant. 6. Real photo postcard by Rotary of Lewis Waller as Beaucaire and Grace Lane as Lady Mary Carlyle in Monsieur Beaucaire. 7. Real photo postcard by Beagles of Lewis Waller in costume. Shop stamp pf Will A. Skinner, The Post Card Shop, 2 Prospect Street, Hull. Postmark 24 October 1904 Hull. Addressed and with a message to Mr. E. Maples, Victoria Avenue, Princes Avenue, Hull. A few creases and fading to some cards. Ref. no. 221b

PRICE

£5

Jenny Willmore, an 1860s carte de visite sized photograph of Jenny Willmore, mounted on album paper. Photo torn for a couple of inches on top right corner, though this has not gone through the card and clearly happened before it was mounted as it is securely glued down.
Ref. no. 222b

PRICE

£10

C. Hayden Coffin, two real photo postcards of C. Hayden Coffin. Photos by Hana. The first published by Rotary and posted in Brighton in 1906 to Miss C. Wheatly, 7 Cannon Place, Brighton (this was Caroline Wheatley, resident at this address with her parents Jacob - a bath chair proprietor - and Emily Wheatley). The second published by Rotary and posted in Ramsgate in 1905 to Lilian Thompson, 1 Elms Villa, The Elms, Ramsgate. Creasing to both cards, light to the first and heavy to the second and a heavy postmark to second.
Ref. no. 223b

PRICE

£4

The Follies, real photo postcard by Hana of music hall artistes or concert part troupe The Follies dressed in pierrot costumes. Good condition.
Ref. no. 224b

PRICE

£6

The Gaieties, two real photo postcards by Hana of variety artistes and concert party performers The Gaieties. The first is autographed by each member of the act: Charles Conyers, Beatrice Jeffreys, Percy R. Watson (Percy Rupert Wilson), Ruby Wilson, Wilson James and Lois Barker. The second postcard is of Ruby Wilson alone. Good condition.
Ref. no. 225b

PRICE

£25

 
Colonel James Jonathan Harrison and 'African Pigmies', a printed postcard of 'Colonel Harrison's African Pigmies'. Harrison brought the four men and two women to England from the Congo to appear at theatres and music halls in 1905. Addressed on reverse to R.S. Harrison, Hurn Lodge, Beverley, East Yorkshire and dated August 21st 1905 with a Beverley postmark of 22 August 1905 - Harrison was also from Beverley and lived at Brandesburton Hall and the addressee Rupert Simons Harrison may have been a relative or acquaintance. James Harrison was the author of Life Among the Pygmies of the Ituri Forest. Good condition. Ref. no. 226b

PRICE

SOLD

Three Arts Club, Real photo postcard by Hana of London of an actor and two actresses in costume. Annotated on reverse in pencil ‘The Three Arts Club?' Good condition.
Ref. no. 227b

PRICE

£4

Harry Randall and Harry Tate, two printed postcards of pantomime performer Harry Randall and music hall comedian Harry Tate - pictures by Hana and published by G.D. & D. Edges scuffed, a couple of marks.
Ref. no. 228b

PRICE

£4

Marie Bancroft, a woodburytype carte de visite of Marie Bancroft. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 229b

PRICE

£10

Wilson Barrett, four real photo postcards - three picturing Wilson Barrett and one a play by him.
1. Wilson Barrett in The Christian King with two other actors. Rotary postcard. Portsmouth postmark 21 September 0? Addressed with message to Miss T. Smith, 25 Seymour Gardens, Twickenham, Middlesex.
2. Wilson Barrett as Alfred and Lillah McCarthy in The Christian King. Rotary postcard. Portsmouth postmark 7 August 1904. Also addressed to and with a message from A to Miss T. Smith, this time at The Milton Arms, Milton, Portsmouth.
3. Marie Leonhard as Mercia, Ivy Millais as Stephanus and William F. Grant as Marcus Superbus in Wilson Barrett's play The Sign of the Cross. Rotary postcard.
4. Wilson Barrett as Alfred and Lillah McCarthy as Zebuda in The Christian King. postcard. Postmarked and addressed with message to Miss T. Smith, 25 Seymour Gardens, Twickenham, Middlesex.
Fading to three of the cards, a couple of creases, and a mark to Barrett's face on last card.
Ref. no. 230b

PRICE

£4

Lydia Thompson, a woodburytype carte de visite photograph of Lydia Thompson. Mounted on card by an amateur. A couple of dents to top card edge, good condition.
Ref. no. 231b

PRICE

£8

Lydia Thompson, a woodburytype carte de visite photograph of Lydia Thompson. Mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at base, good condition.
Ref. no. 232b

PRICE

£10

 

Bransby Williams, Fred Terry, Lawrence Rea, Brandon Thomas, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, John Hare, Huntley Wright, Fred Brenan Woulfe and Robert Taber, 9 postcards:
1. Bransby Williams as Romeo. Printed postcard. Picture by Lizzie Caswall Smith. Published by Millar & Lang. Seacombe Birkenhead postmark 5 May 1905. Addressed to Miss Egerton Smith, Corlia, New Brighton (this was Norah Egerton Smith, daughter of music seller Francis Egerton Smith, resident at 39 Rowson Street)
2. Real photo postcard of Fred Terry in costume. Published by Beagles. Postmarked 23 November 1904 and with a message & addressed to Miss L.E. Ducken (?), c/o American Radiator Co., 89 Shoe Lane, E.C. London.
3. Lawrence Rea in costume. Real photo postcard published by Rotary.
4. Brandon Thomas. Printed postcard of playwright Brandon Thomas - best remembered for Charley's Aunt.
5. Herbert Beerbohm Tree. Printed Postcard published by Shurrey's Publications.
6. John Hare. Real photo postcard. Published by W.G. Pollard.
7. Huntley Wright. Real photo postcard published by Raphael Tuck.
8. Printed postcard of Frederick Brenan Woulfe as Marcus Superbus.
9. Printed postcard of Robert Taber. Lanfier. The Wrench Series 25010.
Some aging - fading to the real photo cards, a few corner creases etc.
Ref. no. 233b

PRICE

£6

Gus Sharland, A large 1920s photograph of theatre, London Palladium and film actor Gus Sharland in costume as a soldier with medals by Hana Studios of London. The reverse reads in ink handwriting, ‘Return to Gus Sharland. Palladium.' The photograph measures just over 8 inches by 6 inches. Condition: Ink mark to top left, tiny corner crease top left. Good condition.
Ref. no. 234b

PRICE

£6

Frederick Melville, three printed postcards from Frederick Melville's east end melodrama The Bad Girl of the Family.
1. ‘The Abduction'.
2. ‘Aren't you going to kiss your wife?'
3. ‘How Would you like to be my housekeeper?'
Some aging, good condition.
Ref. no. 235b

PRICE

£6

Sir Michael Costa, a carte de visite sized photo of composer and conductor Sir Michael Costa which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Taken in the early 1860s. Good condition.
Ref. no. 236b

PRICE

£15

Monsieur Jullien, a carte de visite sized photo of composer and conductor Monsieur Jullien which has been removed from its original card and mounted on album paper and later removed from a Victorian album. Taken in the early 1860s. A couple of tears to paper edges, good condition.
Ref. no. 237b

PRICE

£15

Helen Sherrington (later Helen Lemmens-Sherrington), a carte de visite of opera singer Helen Sherrington, taken in about 1864 by Horatio King of Bath. Marks to edges suggesting it was once pinned to something, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 238b

PRICE

£15

William Redmund, a woodburytype carte de visite of William Redmund published by Figaro in its Gallery of Celebrities in the 1870s. Nick to bottom edge of photo area, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 239b

PRICE

£10

Carlotta Addison and H.J. Montague, a carte de visite of Carlotta Addison and H.J. Montague in Forgiven by the London Stereoscopic Company. Small repair to bottom right of photo, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 240b

PRICE

£15

Carlotta Addison, a carte de visite photograph of Carlotta Addison by Window and Grove. Autographed by Addison in ink. Good condition.
Ref. no. 241b

PRICE

£25

Angelina Claude, a woodburytype carte de visite photograph of Angelina Claude. Mounted on card by an amateur. Good condition.
Ref. no. 242b

PRICE

£10

Emily Muir, a woodburytype carte de visite of Emily Muir. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 243b

PRICE

£10

Park Theatre, Brooklyn, American trade card for Between the Acts Cigars - probably dating from the 1880s or 1890s. Short history of the New York theatre on the reverse. Good condition.
Ref. no. 244b

PRICE

£5

Cyril Maude, Fay Davis, Seymour Hicks, Isabel Jay, Nipper Lupino Lane, 5 real photo postcards by Rotary.
1. Cyril Maude in costume as Hogson in L'Anglais Tel Qu on Le Parle. Photo by Bassano. Good condition.
2. Fay Davis by Rotary. Photo by Dover St Studios. Good condition.
3. Real photo postcard of Isabel Jay in Dutch costume by Rotary in their Photographic Circle Plate Sunk Series. Didn't fit on scanner - good condition.
4. Seymour Hicks in Scottish dress as Angus Graeme in The Gay Gordons. Photo by Foulsham & Banfield. Good condition.
5. Real photo postcard by Rotary of child actor Nipper Lupino Lane in the pantomime The Babes in the Wood. Photo by Barrauds of Liverpool. Edges trimmed.
Ref. no. 245b

PRICE

£5

Emily Fowler, a carte de visite photograph of Emily Fowler by the London Stereoscopic Company. Good condition.
Ref. no. 246b

PRICE

£15

Carlotta Leclercq, a carte de visite photograph of Carlotta Leclercq by the London Stereoscopic Company. Card edges trimmed, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 247b

PRICE

£15

The Play Pictorial : With Which is Incorporated The Play, The Play Souvenir, The Stage Souvenir (London: 1907). No. 54, Vol. 9, with interesting contents and adverts. Main play Antony and Cleopatra. Pictures of actors include: Constance Collier, Herbert Beerbohm Tree (including an extra presentation plate in colour), Hilda Moore, Robert Atkins, Edward Ouston, Basil Gill, Norman Forbes, J. Fisher White, Charles Quartermain, Maud Cressall, Julian L'Estrange, Lyn Harding, Bruce Joy, Frances Laughton, Miss Wharton, Miss Vincent, J. Cooke Beresford, A. Corney Grain, S. Yates Southgate, Herbert Grimwood, Hugh C. Buckler, Robert Atkins, Alfred Goddard, Alice Crawford, Hugh C. Buckler.
Front cover detatched, back cover missing, reading copy.
Ref. no. 248b

PRICE

£5

The Play Pictorial : With Which is Incorporated The Play, The Play Souvenir, The Stage Souvenir (London: 1907). No. 55, Vol. 9, with interesting contents and adverts. Main play When Knights were Bold. Pictures include: James Welch, Audrey Ford, Guy Lane, Daisy Cordell, Charles Weir, Henry J. Ford, Arthur Grenville, Enid Sass, H. Ford, Arthur Grenville, Emma Gwynne, Gordon Tomkins, George Tully, Annie Chippendale, Leopold Profeit, Estelle Winwood, and Vivienne West.
Front cover detatched, back cover missing, reading copy.
Ref. no. 249b

PRICE

£5

The Play Pictorial : With Which is Incorporated The Play, The Play Souvenir, The Stage Souvenir (London: 1907). No. 60, Vol. 10, in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Main play The Truth. Pictures include: Marie Tempest, Sybil Carlisle, Grace Lane, Allan Aynesworth, Dawson Milward, Rosina Filippi, Dion Boucicault. Other articles, 'A Mendacious Heroine' by B.W. Findon, 'Chiffons at the Comedy' by Louise Heilgers. 2 inch tear to one advert page. Good condition.
Ref. no. Ref. no. 250b

PRICE

£9

The Play Pictorial : With Which is Incorporated The Play, The Play Souvenir, The Stage Souvenir (London: 1909). No. 86, Vol. 14, in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Main play Dear Little Denmark. Pictures include: Isabel Jay, Bertram Wallis, James Blakeley, Huntley Wright, Hazel Dawn, Peggy Bethel, Gracie Leigh, C. Morton Horne, Phyllis Monkman, A.W. Bascomb, Leila Griffin, Claire Lynch. Articles include, Editorial by B.W. Findon, Dame Fashion's Decrees by Mrs. Robert E. Noble, The Playgoer at Home, On Chatter and Jingles by B.W. Findon, Plays of the Month by B.W. Findon, Miss Grace Leigh and the Cult of Valaze, Answers to Correspondents. Small tear to front cover, covers slightly darkened. Good condition.
Ref. no. 251b

PRICE

£9

The Play Pictorial : With Which is Incorporated The Play, The Play Souvenir, The Stage Souvenir (London: 1914). No. 139, Vol. 23, in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Main play Who's the Lady? by Jose G. Levy. Pictures include: Jean Alwyn, Farren Soutar, Weedon Grossmith, Jose G. Levy, Louis Meyer, Mr. E. Dagnall, Ernest Holway, Mr. H.E. Maule, Max Leeds, Fay Compton, Millie Hylton, Charles Troode, Sophie Gould, Minnie Terry, Frank Collins, Arthur Hatherton, Fred Eastman. Articles include, Editorial by B.W. Findon, Le Monde ou l'on s'amuse par le Flaneur, Who's the Lady? by Jose G. Levy, Plays of the Month, Answers to Correspondents. Very good condition.
Ref. no. 252b

PRICE

£10

The Play Pictorial : With Which is Incorporated The Play, The Play Souvenir, The Stage Souvenir (London: 1914). No. 141, Vol. 23, in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Main play Within the Law by Bayard Veiller. Pictures include: Edyth Goodall, Mr. E. Lyall Swete, Mabel Burnege, Mr. J.V. Bryant, Francis Chamier, Frederick Ross, Leon M. Lion, Mabel Russell, Eille Norwood, Charles Garry, Stuart Musgrave, James Berry, Mabel Russell. Articles include Editorial by B.W. Findon, Modes of Mayfair, Within the Law by Bayard Veiller adapted by Frederick Fenn and Arthur Wimperis, Beauty Shopping Made Easy by Helena Rubinstein, Plays of the Month, Answers to Correspondents. Very good condition.
Ref. no. 253b

PRICE

£10

Ellen Terry and Marion Terry, two woodburytype photograph plates from The Theatre, produced in about 1878. Ellen Terry in costume as Portia in The Merchant of Venice and Marion Terry as herself in modern dress. Both pictures taken by Lock and Whitfield of London. A little creasing to card edges and aging, small tear to right side of card edge of Ellen Terry, good condition.
Ref. no. 254b

PRICE

£10

Edward Terry, a woodburytype carte de visite of Edward Terry. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 255b

PRICE

£10

Kate Terry, a woodburytype carte de visite of Kate Terry by Lock and Whitfield, 178 Regent Street, London and given away by the magazine the Saturday Programme Supplement in 1876. Mounted on card by an amateur - slight wave where not fully glued down on the card - good condition.
Ref. no. 256b

PRICE

£8

Gee Lestocq, real photo postcard by Rotary of Gee Lestocq. Photo by Foulsham & Banfield. Good condition.
Ref. no. 257b

PRICE

£5

11 woodburytype and carbon photographs of Victorian actors and actresses. Trimmed down from larger photographs by an amateur and mounted on card to mainly carte de visite side. The subjects are: Ella Banister, James Fernandez, Weedon Grossmith, Bassett Roe, Charles Wyndham and Mary Moore, Forbes Robertson, Julia Neilson, Julia Neilson, Rose Norreys, W.J. Holloway and Lizzie Webster. A few edge chips, mostly good condition.
Ref. no. 258b

PRICE

£20

Rollo Balmain, autographed cabinet photo of Scottish actor Rollo Balmain by Monsieur Saury of 22a King Street, Manchester. . Autographed in ink on reverse ‘Yours sincerely J. (?) Rollo Balmain'. Also identified in ink on front. Fading, crease across photo from when it was mounted.
Ref. no. 259b

PRICE

£15

Cast of Our Boys 1878, carte de visite by Elliott and Fry of Cicely Richards, David James, William Farren, Thomas Thorne, Bessie Hollingshead, Sophie Larkin, Kate Bishop and G.W. Garthorne at the Vaudeville Theatre. The carte was produced for the 1000th performance on 19th February 1878. Good condition.
Ref. no. 260b

PRICE

£25

Charles Warner, programme for the Farewell Testimonial Benefit for Charles Warner held before his departure to Australia. Performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on 9 December 1887.
A second paper is the text of Warner's farewell speech, written for him by Clement Scott and delivered by Charles Warner, David James and Thomas Thorne.
The performers on this morning performance were: the Bohee Brothers, a song by Charles Coburn, a recitation by James Fernandez and anecdotes by Lionel Brough. Charles Warner, William Terriss, Arthur Lewis, Carlotta Leclercq, Grace Warner, Edward Gardiner, Harry Nicholls, Edward Sass, Lionel Rignold, James O'Brien, Alma Murray, Fanny Brough, Miss Tempest, Madge Kendal, Charles Brookfield, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Charles Allan, Stewart Dawson, Marion Terry, Charlotte Morland, C.H. Hawtrey, F.C. Glover, W. Lestocq, W.S. Penley, Cissy Graham, Carlotta Zerbini, Agnes Miller, Gertrude Goetze, Lottie Venn, A. Bucklaw, J.G. Graham, Mons. Marius, Mrs Bernard-Beere, Marie Wynter, Ben Davies, T.P. Haynes, Kate Rorke, Rose Leclercq, Fannie Leslie, Mrs. H. Leigh, Nellie Fallon, Arthur Roberts, E.J. Lonnen and Letty Lind.
Other people named on the programme: Augustus Harris (lessee & manager), William Sidney (stage manager), Walter Slaughter, Henry Sprake & Meyer Lutz (musical directors), Sydney Alport (acting manager), Silvanus Dauncey (secretary), Mrs May (costumes), Clarkson and Fox (wigs). The reverse has a plan of the exits at Drury Lane and an advert for the forthcoming pantomime Puss in Boots by E.L. Blanchard and a list of the cast.
The programme was once folded in the middle, and has a few edge tears.
Ref. no. 261b

PRICE

£20

 

Nelly Bromley, a woodburytype carte de visite of Nelly Bromley. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 262b

PRICE

£10

Mrs. John Wood, a woodburytype carte de visite of actress Mrs. John Wood. It would have been given away with a magazine in the 1870s and has been mounted on card by an amateur. Identified in ink at bottom of card. Good condition.
Ref. no. 263b

PRICE

£15

Eleanor Bufton, cabinet woodburytype photograph of Eleanor Bufton taken in 1875. Good condition.
Ref. no. 264b

PRICE

£25

John Clayton, a carte de visite photograph of actor John Clayton by F.R. Window of London. Identified in pencil on reverse. Seller stamp on reverse of Charles Westerton, Fancy Stationer, Knightsbridge. Good condition.
Ref. no. 265b

PRICE

£15

Amy Sheridan, carte de visite of actress Amy Sheridan by Elliott and Fry of London. Amy wearing an onyx necklace and earrings. Identified in pencil on reverse. A little fading and a couple of marks to blank area, good condition.
Ref. no. 266b

PRICE

£15

Alma Murray, real photo postcard of Alma Murray in The Prodigal Son by an unknown photographer. Autographed in ink on the front: ‘Yours truly Alma Murray Dec 1st 06'. The Prodigal Son was performed in 1906 at the Camden Theatre. Good condition.
Ref. no. 267b

PRICE

£25

Sydney Fairbrother, real photo postcard of Sydney Fairbrother in later life, probably the 1930s. Photograph by Cyril Stanborough. Autographed in ink on the front ‘Sydney Fairbrother'. Good condition.
Ref. no. 268b

PRICE

£25

Jenny Talbot, a carte de visite of Jenny Talbot in costume by the New School of Photography in London. Identified in ink on reverse - possibly an autograph. Jenny Talbot was active in the late 1860s and early 1870s as a serio comic and dancer in music halls. She also appeared in pantomimes. Good condition.
Ref. no. 269b

PRICE

£35

Harry Vernon Warner and Elsie Warner, cabinet photograph of the two musician children by Edward Godwin of 63 Anerley Road, Crystal Palace, London. Autographed in ink by both children as ‘H. Vernon Warner' and ‘Elsie Warner' and dated 1901. Harry and Elsie gave concerts from childhood and were the children of music teacher Harry Ernest Warner and Florence Warner. They grew up in Richmond and their father played the church organ in Kew. Harry Vernon Warner (1887-1973) played the piano and Elsie May Warner (born 1891) played the violin. Good condition.
Ref. no. 270b

PRICE

£35

Whit Rogerson, a printed play called Jack's Delight that belonged to the Victorian actor Whit Rogerson when he was at the Theatre Royal, Portsmouth in 1878. Rogerson played the character of Titus. Ownership signature of Whit Rogerson on front, inside and back page, and he marked in the initials of the other actors against their roles. Whitmond Rogerson (c.1843-1906) was born in Sheffield and his wife Jessie acted as Jessie St. Clair. He and his first wife Emma (also an actress) were the parents of Amy Harriet Ellen Rogerson (married actor John Henry George Booth) and Arthur Rogerson. Jack's Delight is by Thomas J. Williams and it was published by Samuel French. Tatty and back cover missing.
Ref. no. 271b

PRICE

£9

Matthew Wilkinson, a printed play called My Turn Next that belonged to Victorian actor Matt Wilkinson. An amateur paper binding made from a package used to post a newspaper (with the remains of an address to the Marionettes Exhibition, Sparrow Green, Wadhurst) and sewn spine, perhaps made by Wilkinson himself. The cover has printed name (probably cut from a playbill), his ownership stamp three times. The original title page has been removed, perhaps to remove an earlier owner's details. Inside there is Matt Wilkinson's ownership signature, stamps and the role of Twitter is marked up by him. Matthew Henry Wilkinson (1858-1930) became an actor in the 1880s. He was born in Staffordshire and he married actress Sophie Jekyll Graham Newman, the widow of Tom Auther Sawdon, and who may have acted as Sophia Fane. His daughter Violet (Violet Beatrice Wilkinson who acted as Eileen O'Connor) also became an actress. Tatty but interesting. Ref. no. 272b

PRICE

£9


Click here for PAGE 1 of Victorian Theatre Posters, Playbills, Programmes, Theatre Memorabilia & Victorian & Edwardian Pictures of Actors

Click here for Antiquarian & Secondhand Books (including theatre books and other theatre history items)


BACK TO THE SENSATION PRESS MAIN INDEX

Orders email: orders@sensationpress.com

Copyright © 2012 - 2014, The Sensation Press, All Rights Reserved.

The Sensation Press
United Kingdom