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Three fingered Jack : a drama in two acts : written expressly for and adapted to Webb's characters & scenes in the same.

London : Printed and published by W. Webb, [1857]
Physical Description:
18 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 15 cm and 21 sheets : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Toy Theater Webb Three fingered Jack
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
William H. Murray's Three fingered Jack was first performed at the Brittania in 1860. See: Speaight.
Date of publication from Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 195-196, 212
BAC: British Art Center copy is complete. All pieces are uncolored. The characters have been cut out from the original sheets.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.
Children's plays, English.
Toy theaters.
Webb, W. G. (William George), 1821-1890, publisher.
Adaptation of (work): Murray, William H. (William Henry), 1790-1852. Three fingered Jack, or the terror of Jamaica.

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