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Title(s):

The giant of the Black Mountains, or, Harlequin Jack and his eleven brothers : a comic Christmas pantomime : adapted to the scenes and characters.

Additional Title(s):

Harlequin Jack and his eleven brothers

Edition:
Boys of England edition
Published/Created:
[London] : [Edwin J. Brett], [between 1866 and 1880]
Physical Description:
28 pages ; 15 cm and [19 sheets] : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Toy Theater Brett The giant of the Black Mountains
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The Boys of England began in 1866 and was published by Charles Stevens. Toy theater plays were serialized and included in the magazine. After the 10th number The Boys of England was taken over by Edwin J. Brett. Toy theater plays continued to be issued in the magazine, often of stories that were serialized in the publication. See Speaight.
The publisher Edwin J. Brett was active from 1866-1880. See Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 141, 203
BAC: British Art Center copy is complete. All pieces except one are uncolored. The characters are cut with 1 piece of tricks uncut.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.
Children's plays, English.
Form/Genre:
Plays.
Toy theaters.
Lithographs.
Contributors:
Brett, Edwin J. (Edwin John), 1828-1895, publisher.
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