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Collection Description

Collection Title
Playbills (1844-74)
Unique Identifier
Playbills Vol. III
1 large box of playbills dating from 1844 to 1874 including:

New Queen's Royal Theatre, Great Brunswick Street: Operas:
20/9/45: The Misses Smith
27/9/45: Mr. Barker & Miss Louisa Lyons
4/10/45: Benefit of Mr. Barket
8/10/45: Benefit of Miss Louisa Lyons
23/5/45: Novel Musical Entertainment with Mr. Collins and Mr & Mrs. H. Corry
17/9/47: Mr. Thomas Bishop Farewell Benefit.
12/10/51: Miss Fanny Reeves and Miss Eliza Arden

Music Hall, Abbey Street:
23/8/44: Mons. Jullien's Benefit.
8/4/47; 9/4/47; 10/4/47: M. Jullien's Grand Concerts featuring Herr Pischek.
16/4/47: Mr. Brough's Benefit.
21/4/47; 26/4/47; 28/4/47: Mr. Templeton
6/10/47; 9/10/47; 11/10/47: New York Melodists and Ethopian Serenaders.
12/8/45: Mons. Jullien's Benefit.

Gaiety Theatre:
3/9/74 [plus duplicate]: The Royal Philharmonic Company.

Rotundo [sic]:
20/8/[year unknown]; 18/9/[year unknown] [plus duplicate]; 20/9/[year unknown]: Gustavus L. Geary with Signor Giulio Regondi.
14/12/[year unknown]: Grand Moster Concert with Six Military Bands presented by Gustavus Geary.
23/9/[year unknown]: Sgnor Giulio Regondi's Benefit Concert.
2/8/[year unknown]: Madame Persiani with Signor Bottesini presented by Monsieur Jullien. Flyer.
22/1/53: Mons. Jullien's Farewell Concert. Programme

Theatre Royal, Glasgow:
6/11/74-7/11/74: Mdlle. Titien.

The collection also includes playbills for dramas, burlesques, tragedies, pantomimes, musicals and mixed dramatic and musical programmes.
Date range of collection
1844 - 1874
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
This collection is about

Location Details

National Library of Ireland: Department of Ephemera
Kildare Street Dublin 2 Ireland
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Mary Broderick, Ephemera Librarian: [email protected]
00 353 1 6030332
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council