Trial by Jury production materials, 1875-1982

Scope and Content

File includes an article on the original production by George McElroy (husband of the Gilbert scholar Jane Stedman), with related correspondence between him and Bridget D'Oyly Carte. Also includes a signed print of Carl Rosa, (who was originally engaged to compose the music for the opera, but withdrew from the project in 1874 following the death of his wife), and a copy of the text with a plot synopsis taken from the souvenir programme and libretto for the American tour.