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'This Evening, Merchant of Venice' Poster 1846

 
'This Evening, Merchant of Venice' Poster 1846 by SHAKESPEARE, William [Barnard Gregory] (1846)
Author: SHAKESPEARE, William [Barnard Gregory]
Title: 'Mr Gregory in Hamlet' 1846 Poster
 
Year: 1846
Publisher: W S Johnson
Place: London
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: No
 
Price: £150
 
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50x50 A defiant poster for the journalist-turned-actor Barnard Gregory in the roles of Hamlet and Shylock which he played at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 1846. Gregory's first West-end run had been booed off stage three years earlier and this poster dates from his second run in August 1846 which suffered a similar fate. As if to forestall this the poster states that: 'In consequence of the enthusiastic reception of Mr. Gregory in Hamlet, By a Fashionable and brilliant Audience, it will be repeated in a few days' with scheduled productions of the Merchant of Venice for 'This evening Thursday August 20th' and Othello co-starring Mrs Percy as Desdemona. The poster has old folds, just touching the 'M' of Merchant and is chipped along the bottom and left edges.
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