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David Elliott theatrical postcard collection [picture]
Bib ID 1585967
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [1890-1920] 
7 albums (1083 postcards) ; 33.8 x 24.8 cm. or smaller + manuscript notes on cards 
Summary

A collection of promotional postcards featuring theatrical identities mainly between 1890 and 1920. The postcards cover a wide range of performers and genres within the performing arts including opera, vaudeville, drama, melodrama, comedy and a brass band. Australian born performers include Oscar Asche, Cynthia Brooke, Amy Castles, Geoffrey Chard, Ada Crossley, Percy Grainger, Ethel Haydon, Essie (Elizabeth) Jennings, Annette Kellerman, La Milo (Pansy Montague), Edith Latimer, Dame Nellie Melba, Carrie Moore, W. (William) Percy, Nellie Stewart, Maggie Stirling and Florence Young.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from acquisition file 204/06/00036.

Condition: good.

Some of the postcards are signed.

There are manuscript notes on pieces of card in the pockets of the album.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-145681730

Subjects Elliott, David -- Art collections.  |  Actors -- Portraits.  |  Actors -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Singers -- Portraits.  |  Singers -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Musicians -- Portraits.  |  Musicians -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Theater -- Australia -- Pictorial works.
Occupation Actors.  |  Singers.  |  Musicians.

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