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The Mikado Programme

Savoy Theatre, London

The Mikado Programme Savoy Theatre, London
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The Mikado Programme Savoy Theatre, London

Scarce programme booklet for the 1885 performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's, 'The Mikado - Or the Town of Titipu', at London's Savoy Theatre. Interestingly, almost all of the ads also have a Japan theme so the Japonisme boom had well and truly arrived. Mention is also made of the help given by staff of the Japanese Village at Knightsbridge. The rear cover has a lovely ad for Liberty Art Fabrics.

 

London. Printed by W.S. Johnson. nd [1885].

 

4pp+covers. 12.4 x 15.8cm.

 

In very good condition. Starting to separate at top of spine (about 2cm) and string tie is a bit loose. Otherwise very good with no stains or damage.  nb34090012

 

The Mikado Programme

Price: ¥44,000




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