Scrap book

Scope and Content

Scrap book with press cuttings from The Daily Mail and other British newspapers relating to operas including The Bartered Bride, The Marriage of Figaro, Dido and Aeneas, and Verdi's Falstaff. Includes production photographs, some of Joan Cross in costume.

There are also newspaper obituaries for Lillian Baylis in 1937.

Also includes autographed photographs of Charles Baker, Powell Lloyd and Percy [Hemming?], as well as production photographs for an unidentified opera, most taken by S W Debenham.

There are telegrams and letters, dated 1954, inserted in the back of the book.

Access Information


This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader's Undertaking form.