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Timour the Tartar , [between 1850-1876]
Timour the Tartar : a grand melo-drama, in two acts, adapted only for Redington's characters and scenes.
- London : Printed and published by J. Redington, [between 1850-1876]
- Physical Description:
- 16 pages ; 15 cm . and 18 sheets : lithographs 17 x 21 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsToy Theater Webb Redington Timour the TartarYale 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
- Juvenile drama emerged in England soon after 1800, forming itself from the adult drama of the time. The plays were adapted from their original stage version into a miniature toy version with actors, costumes and scenery intended for a juvenile audience. Characters and scenes were intended to be cut out and dramatized.
M. G. Lewis' Timour the Tartar was first performed at Covent Garden in 1811. See: Speaight.
John Redington was active as a publisher of toy theaters from 1850 to 1876. See Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 193-194, 212
BAC: British Art Center copy is incomplete: lacks booklet. All pieces are uncolored and uncut.
- Subject Terms:
- Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.Children's plays, English.
Lithographs -- [between 1850-1876].
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