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1898: Sir John Hare
1898: Portrait of MR. JOHN HARE (from 'Celebrities of The Stage')
Tinted colour portrait of Mr.John Hare, from a photograph by Downey. Sir John Hare (1844-1921), English comedian and manager, was knighted in 1907; he acted at the Prince of Wales Theatre (1865-74), co-managed the Court Theatre (1874-79), managed the St.James's Theatre (1879-88) and the The Garrick Theatre (1889-1895). This portrait measures 7.5x10, and is printed on a 9.75x13.75 page; the reverse has biographical details of Hare [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £18

1898: Portrait of MISS JULIA NEILSON (from 'Celebrities of The Stage')
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Julia Neilson, from a photograph by Johnson. Julia Neilson (1868-1957) trained at the Royal Academy of Music, then made her debut at the Lyceum in 1888 (in W.S.Gilbert's play Pygmalion and Galatea); her greatest success was as Rosalind in the record-breaking run of As You Like It (1896-98). She married Ellen Terry's brother Fred Terry in 1891, who often appeared with her and partnered her in management at the Haymarket from 1900. This portrait measures 7x10.5, and is printed on a 9.75x14 page; the reverse has biographical details of Miss Neilson [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £18

1898: Portrait of SIR HENRY IRVING (from 'Celebrities of The Stage')
Tinted colour portrait of Sir Henry Irving as Cardinal Wolsey; from a photograph by Downey. Verso: Tinted colour portrait of Miss Sybil Carlisle, from a photograph by J.Caswall Smith. Both with biographical details. [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] (£18) SOLD

1898: Portrait of MISS ELLEN TERRY (from 'Celebrities of The Stage')
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Ellen Terry, as Lady Macbeth; from a photograph by Window & Grove. Verso: Tinted colour portrait of Miss Winifred Emery, from a photograph by H.S.Mendelssohn. Both with biographical details. [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] (£18) SOLD

c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MISS GRANVILLE
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Granville in An Interrupted Honeymoon, from a photograph by Ellis & Wallery. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14), faced with a page of biographical details. [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £15

c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MISS CONNIE EDISS
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Connie Ediss in The Silver Slipper, from a photograph by Ellis & Wallery. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14), faced with a page of biographical details. [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] (£15) SOLD
c1900: Miss Ellaline Terriss
c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MISS ELLALINE TERRISS
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Ellaline Terriss in Bluebell in Fairyland, from a photograph by Ellis & Wallery. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14), faced with a page of biographical details (grubby). [portrait: excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £18

c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MISS MARIE STUDHOLME
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Marie Studholme in The Toreador, from a photograph by Ellis & Wallery. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14), faced with a page of biographical details. [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £18

c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MR. EDMUND PAYNE
Tinted colour portrait of Mr.Edmund Payne in The Toreador, from a photograph by Ellis & Wallery. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14), faced with a page of biographical details. [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] (£18) SOLD

c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MISS KATIE SEYMOUR
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Katie Seymour in The Runaway Girl, from a photograph by Ellis & Wallery. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14). [some loss on left margin of backing page, else excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £15

c1900: Tinted colour portrait of MISS ELLIS JEFFREYS
Tinted colour portrait of Miss Ellis Jeffreys in The Sacrament of Judas, from a photograph by Fellows Willson. Portrait (7.9x10.4) is tipped onto a larger sugar-paper page (c10x14). [excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] (£15) SOLD

1901: TWELFTH NIGHT (Her Majesty's Theatre) Souvenir Programme
Presented by Herbert Beerbohm Tree on the occasion of the 50th consecutive performance of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, March 20th, 1901. Cast list, various interesting articles, The Love Story of the Play, Piano Score of musical settings of "O Mistress Mine" and "A Little Tiny Boy" by Andrew Levey, and 12 SUPERB COLOUR PLATES by Chas.A.Buchel (each 8x6 actual size): Malvolio (Mr.Tree), Viola (Miss Lily Brayton), Orsino (Mr.Robert Taber), The Terrace of Olivia's House (by Mr.Joseph Harker), Maria (Miss Zeffie Tilbury), Sir Andrew Aguecheek (Mr.Norman Forbes), The Kitchen of Olivia's House (by Mr.Joseph Harker), Malvolio (Mr.Tree), The Countess Olivia (Miss Maud Jeffries), Sir Toby Belch (Mr.Lionel Brough), Olivia's Garden (by Mr.Hawes Craven) and Feste, the Clown (Mr.Courtice Pounds)
[52pp, 12.25x9; produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the whole stapled together and secured with original heavyweight cord; colour plates reproduced from oil paintings by Chas.A.Buchel (1902) by the Hentschel-Colourtype process; the covers are in a poor state and one is detached, but the contents have survived relatively well: certainly the plates would be highly suitable for framing] (£24) SOLD
Beerbohm Tree as Malvolio
1901: Portrait of MR.TREE as Malvolio (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Malvolio (with ruff), in his own production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins slightly grubby, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£5) SOLD

1901: Portrait of MISS LILY BRAYTON as Viola (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Miss Lily Brayton as Viola, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins slightly grubby and knocked, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£5) SOLD

1901: Portrait of MR.ROBERT TABER as Orsino (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Mr.Robert Taber as Orsino, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins slightly grubby and knocked, else VG; highly suitable for framing] £5
Terrace of Olivia's House
1901: Scenic design for THE TERRACE OF OLIVIA'S HOUSE by Mr.Joseph Harker (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Joseph Harker's design for The Terrace of Olivia's House, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins very slightly grubby, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£4) SOLD

1901: Portrait of MISS ZEFFIE TILBURY as Maria (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Miss Zeffie Tilbury as Maria, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins slightly grubby, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£5) SOLD
The Kitchen of Olivia's House
1901: Scenic design for THE KITCHEN OF OLIVIA'S HOUSE by Mr.Joseph Harker (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Joseph Harker's design for The Kitchen of Olivia's House, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins slightly grubby and knocked, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£4) SOLD
Beerbohm Tree as Malvolio
1901: Portrait of MR.TREE as Malvolio (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Malvolio (with cane), in his own production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, edges slightly knocked, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£8) SOLD

1901: Portrait of MISS MAUD JEFFRIES as The Countess Olivia (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Miss Maud Jeffries as The Countess Olivia, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins very slightly grubby, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£5) SOLD
Lionel Brough as Sir Toby Belch
1901: Portrait of MR.LIONEL BROUGH as Sir Toby Belch (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Mr.Lionel Brough as Sir Toby Belch, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins very slightly grubby and knocked, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£5) SOLD
Olivia's Garden
1901: Scenic design for OLIVIA'S GARDEN by Mr.Hawes Craven (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Hawes Craven's design for Olivia's Garden, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, margins slightly grubby and knocked, cellotape adhesions to rear, else VG; highly suitable for framing] (£4) SOLD

1901: Portrait of MR.COURTICE POUNDS as Feste, the Clown (Her Majesty's Theatre)
A superb colour plate of Mr.Courtice Pounds as Feste, the Clown, in Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of TWELFTH NIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre, London in 1901. Produced by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London; the colour plate reproduced from an oil painting by Chas.A.Buchel, by the Hentschel-Colourtype process [8"x6" actual size, on a 8.75"x12.25" page; holes punched on one side, borders grubby and knocked, 1.5" tear across margin, cellotape adhesions to rear; portrait VG; highly suitable for framing] £2
1901: HENRY V
1901: HENRY V (Lyceum Theatre) Souvenir Programme
A Souvenir of Lewis Waller's production of KING HENRY V, originally presented at the Lyceum Theatre on 22nd December, 1900. A red folder, printed in back and gold, bearing a colour print of Waller as King Henry V; the folder contains 12 SUPERB SEPIA PHOTOGRAVURES of Henry V (Lewis Waller), Katherine (Miss Sarah Brooke), Constable of France (Mr.Wm.Devereux), William (Mr.J.H.Barnes), Archbishop of Canterbury (Mr.George Warde), Charles VI, King of France (Mr.Bassett Roe), The Chorus (Miss Lily Hanbury), Duke of Exeter (Mr.Norman McKinnell), Louis, the Dauphin (Mr.Gerald Lawrence), Pistol (Mr.Wm.Mollison), The Chorus (Miss Lily Hanbury) and Fluellen (Mr.E.M.Robson)
[folder 10.5x12.6 (colour print 6.25x8.9); twelve 5.25x7.75 photogravures, on 10x12 sheets, separated with original tissue paper; published by Langfier Ltd., Old Bond Street, London; printed and engraved by the Strand Engraving Co. Ltd., associated with The Art Photogravure Co., Ltd., 146 Strand; a few minor creases and some foxing to borders of prints (esp.Constable of France), else in excellent condition; highly suitable for framing] £35
1902: ULYSSES SouvenirMr.Tree as Ulysses, Act 1 Scene 2Miss Constance Collier as Pallas AtheneMr.Tree as Ulysses, Act 3 Scene 2
1902: ULYSSES - Stephen Phillips (Her Majesty's Theatre) Souvenir Programme
Presented on the occasion of the 60th performance of ULYSSES, originally produced at Her Majesty's Theatre by Herbert Beerbohm Tree on 1st February 1902. Title page, cast list, articles, and 10 SUPERB COLOUR PLATES by Chas.A.Buchel: Ulysses, I Sc.2 (Mr.Tree), Penelope (Miss Lily Hanbury), Eumaeus (Mr.Lionel Brough), Telemachus (Mr.Gerald Lawrence), Pallas Athene (Miss Constance Collier), Ulysses III Sc.2 (Mr.Tree), Phemius (Mr.Courtice Pounds), Ctesippus (Mr.Henry Kemble), Calypso (Miss Nancy Price) and Antinous (Mr.Oscar Asche); costumes designed by Percy Anderson, illustrations from oil paintings by Chas.A.Buchel (1902); PLUS Theatre Programme for ULYSSES [12pp; 8.75x6] , w.illustrated cover by Buchel, Note by the Producer (Beerbohm Tree), Story of Ulysses as Told by Homer, The Scheme of The Play, The Character of Ulysses, The Scenes, The Costumes, The Music (w.7 musical illustrations), Cast List
[44pp; 10.5x7.5; stiff covers, with interior pages secured with green cord; produced and published by Carl Hentschel, Ltd., London; colour plates reproduced from oil paintings by Chas.A.Buchel (1902) by the Hentschel-Colourtype process; excellent condition, with very slight foxing here and there] (£31) SOLD
1904: State PerformanceMr.Herbert Beerbohm Tree and Miss Viola Tree
1904 (April 28): STATE PERFORMANCE, BY COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY KING EDWARD VII (Theatre Royal, Dublin) Souvenir Programme
Souvenir of this Royal Command Performance by Herbert Beerbohm Tree's company, containing three excellent photographs (separated with tissue paper) of the Theatre Royal Dublin, His Majesty King Edward VII, and Her Majesty Queen Alexandra (all 5.5x7), Double-page cast list of the excerpts performed: KING RICHARD II, Act II Sc.3 and Act III Sc.1 (w.Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Lyn Harding, Oscar Asche), THE LAST OF THE DANDIES, Act I (w.Herbert Beerbohm Tree, H.B.Warner, Lionel Brough, Constance Collier), and TRILBY, Act I (w.Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Lionel Brough, Viola Tree); 2 half-page photos of Mr.Tree and Miss Viola Tree, 9 small photos of members of Tree's company (including Lionel Brough, Oscar Asche, Constance Collier and H.B.Warner), and 5 photos of the Staff of the Theatre Royal Dublin
[8pp, 8.5x10.5 on glossy paper, contained within blue sugar-paper cover (4pp, 8.9x11.25, overprinted in silver); all hole-punched and secured with original cream ribbon, partly perished; produced by David Allen & Sons, Ltd.; edges of cover slightly knocked, else excellent condition] (£18) SOLD
1906: NERO SouvenirMr.Tree as NeroMrs.Tree as AgrippinaMiss Constance Collier as Poppaea
1906: NERO - Stephen Phillips (His Majesty's Theatre) Souvenir Programme
Presented, with Herbert Beerbohm Tree's compliments, on the occasion of the 50th consecutive performance of NERO (9 March, 1906). Title page, prefatory note by Tree, cast list, synopsis of scenes, music, details, production credits, genealogical table, and 10 SUPERB COLOUR PLATES by Chas.A.Buchel: Nero (Mr.Tree), Agrippina (Mrs.Tree), Otho (Mr.Basil Gill), Poppaea (Miss Constance Collier), Tigellinus (Mr.C.W.Somerset), Acte (Miss Dorothea Baird), Burrus (Mr.Lyn Harding), Octavia and Britannicus (Miss Phyllis Embury and Mr.Esme Percy), Anicetus (Mr.Robert Farquharson) and Seneca (Mr.J.Fisher White); the costumes were by Percy Macquoid, the music by Coleridge Taylor, and the play was produced by Comyns Carr; various articles, and illustrations of contemporary coins PLUS First-Night Theatre Programme for NERO (Jan 25, 1906) [20pp on glossy paper, 7.25x9.5, in stiff white covers, excellent condition] containing Prefatory Note, Genealogical Table, various articles, 4 photos of contemporary sculpture etc.
[46pp; 11.25x8.25; Stiff covers, with interior pages secured with green cord; produced and published by Carl Hentschel, Ltd., London; slight wear to spine and cover, else in excellent condition] (£31) SOLD

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