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Title(s):

Don Quixote, or, The knight of the woeful countenance : a drama in two acts : 4 plates characters, 5 scenes, 1 top drop, 2 wings : total, 12 plates : adapted only for Pollock's characters and scenes.

Published/Created:
London : B. Pollock, 73 Hoxton Street ..., [187-?]
Physical Description:
16 p. ; 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3991 A1 D66
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Pollock's characters and scenes were intended to be cut out, but this copy still consists of 12 sheets, as issued, of hand-colored lithographs (18 x 22 cm.).
Cover title.
Text to accompany: Pollock's Characters and scenes in Don Quixote : 4 plates characters, 5 scenes, 2 wings, & 1 top drop : total 12 : with book to the above. London : B. Pollock.
This is an adaptation of George Macfarren's Don Quixote, first produced at Drury Lane in 1846, which in turn was a translation and adaptation of the work by Cervantes. It was first published as a juvenile drama sometime after 1850 by John Redington, who was in business 1850-1876.
The firm of J. Redington was taken over by Benjamin Pollock in 1876. Pollock reissued Redington's plays with his own imprint.--cf. Speaight, p. 191.
Speaight, G. English toy theater (1969 ed.), p. 204.
Subject Terms:
Pollock, B. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Recreations.
Toy theaters.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- [187-?].
Contributors:
Macfarren, George, 1788-1843. Don Quixote.
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