The Eric Krieger Collection comprises 2 albums of postcards of London theatres and postcards and photographs of Edwardian actors, actresses, and related images. There are also notes and copies of articles collected in preparation for a book on theatres (unpublished), notes on the history of picture postcards in the UK, and brief histories of individual London theatres.
Eric Krieger Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 3401 KRG
- Dates of CreationMay 1890 - September 1992
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description241 postcards in 2 albums and 239 pages of notes and articles in 4 folders
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Eric Krieger was a collector of theatre and theatre-related postcards and a researcher of Edwardian London theatres and music halls.
The collection is arranged as follows:
- KRG/1 London theatre postcards and photographs
- KRG/2 Postcards and photographs of Edwardian actors and actresses
- KRG/3 Notes on the history of London theatres, picture postcards and Edwardian theatre people
- KRG/4 Notes on South London Theatres
- KRG/5 Notes on North London Theatres
- KRG/6 Notes on Central London Theatres
Conditions Governing Access
Purchased from Eric Krieger on 07 July 1993.
Other Finding Aids
A spreadsheet listing all the postcards with dates, names of theatres depicted and a brief description is available.
Alternative Form Available
The postcards in KRG/1 have been digitised.
The collection was catalogued by Joetta Harty, Library and Archive Volunteer, November 2015.