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Title(s):

Blue Beard, or, Female curiosity : a drama, in two acts : adapted to the scenes and characters.

Additional Title(s):

Female curiosity

Published/Created:
[London] : [Edwin J. Brett], [between 1866 and 1880]
Physical Description:
16 pages ; 120 cm and [22 sheets] : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Toy Theater Brett Blue Beard
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, 204
BAC: British Art Center copy is complete. Pieces are uncolored and cut.
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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