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The miller's maid : a drama in two acts : written expressly for, and adapted only to Skelt's characters & scenes in the same.

London : Printed and published by M. & B. Skelt, [between 1840 and 1850]
Physical Description:
18 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 15 cm and 11 sheets : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Toy Theater Webb Skelt Miller''s Maid.
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
John Faucit Saville's The miller's maid was first performed at the English Opera in 1821. See: Speaight.
The publisher M. & B. Skelt was active from 1840-1850. See Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 193-194, 209
BAC: British Art Center copy is complete. All pieces are uncolored. The characters are uncut.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.
Children's plays, English.
Toy theaters.
Adaptation of (work): Saville, John Faucit, 1783-1853. Miller's maid.
M. & B. Skelt (Firm), publisher.

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