Reproduction posters: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and related, 1879-ca.1978

Scope and Content

  • Reproduction of an original D'Oyly Carte Opera Company poster for The Yeomen of the Guard featuring a Executioner, designed by Mr Dudley Hardy for the first revival at the Savoy Theatre, 1897.
  • Facsimile image of a plaque commemorating the building which once housed the Royal Bijou Theatre, Paignton, ca.1950s-1970s.
  • Facsimile of an original poster for the Kent State Light Opera Company season of Gilbert and Sullivan works at the Porthouse Theatre at Kent State University, Ohio, ca.1968-1978.