Some 324 plays were adapted for the Juvenile Drama -- toy theatre -- and the 'penny plain tuppence coloured' sheets produced preserve a record of the scenery, costumes and even gestures of the actors of the first half of the 19th century. This catalogue, based on the holdings of 5 libraries or museums in England and 3 in America gives publisher, theatre where known, type of sheets printed and collections where held for each surviving play.
Paperback, 46pp, 11 illus., (1999),
ISBN 085430 065 1, £3 ($6) inc. p&p.
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17th October 2014