Toast programme, letter fragment and note, ca.1891

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File contains:

  • Note written by Rupert D'Oyly Carte (son of D'Oyly Carte and Blanche Julia Prowse) on Helen Lenoir laying the foundation stone for the Royal English Opera House, 1888.
  • Commemorative toast programme and menu for a supper held by the members of the Royal English Opera, 1st Aug 1891.
  • Part of a letter to Mr M.P.Shiel regarding an arrangement with D'Oyly Carte to engage Sarah Bernhardt to appear in a production of Sardou's Cleopatra at the Royal English Opera House, ca.1891.