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The forty thieves , [between 1876 and 1917]
The forty thieves : a drama : 12 plates of characters, 15 scenes, 6 plates of wings, total 33 : adapted only for Pollock's characters and scenes.
- [London] : Printed and published by B. Pollock, [between 1876 and 1917]
- Physical Description:
- 16 pages ; 17 cm and 17 sheets : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsToy Theater Pollock Forty Copy 1Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. KrausView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- Michael Kelly's The forty thieves was first performed at Surrey Theatre, in 1812. See: Speaight.
The present toy theater sheets were first published by John Kilby Green in 1836 and subsequently by John Redington. Pollock succeeded Redington and republished the same plays. See: Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 191-192, 207
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is complete. The sheets of characters are uncolored and uncut.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is complete. The sheets of characters are uncolored and uncut.
- Subject Terms:
- Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.Children's plays, English.
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