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  • Event: BEGGAR GIRL'S WEDDING, THE
  • Person: author : Melville, Walter, Mr., 1875-1937 (actor, theatre proprietor, playwright, eldest son of Andrew Melville I, real name Walter Robbins)
  • Date: 1908 circa
  • Brief description: Black and white postcard photograph publicising THE BEGGAR GIRL'S WEDDING by Walter Melville, and showing a scene from the play with the caption "Will you be my wife". The postcard has some correspondence in pencil on the reverse, but has not been sent through the post, unless inside an envelope. There is no address or date, but presumably it was issued in 1908, Th play being first produced on October 19th of that year at the Elephant and Castle Theatre, London
  • Identifier: UKC-MEL-PUBMA-124.0699938a
  • Subject keyword: Bad Woman Drama

Further Details

  • Accession number: 0699938a
  • Event: BEGGAR GIRL'S WEDDING, THE
  • Associated people: author : Melville, Walter, Mr., 1875-1937 (actor, theatre proprietor, playwright, eldest son of Andrew Melville I, real name Walter Robbins)
  • Content place: Elephant Theatre, New Kent Road & Southwark & London & England
  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: photograph
  • Identity code: UKC/MEL/PUBMA/124: 0699938a
  • Caption: "THE BEGGAR GIRL'S WEDDING By WALTER MELVILLE. 'WILL YOU BE MY WIFE'"
  • Location: Special Collections' Store
  • Material type:

    postcard

    photograph

  • Part: Melville Collection
  • Condition: 2
  • Dimensions: 138 x 88 mm
  • Date: 1908 circa
  • Organisation: printer: David Allen & Sons Ltd., London, Harrow, Belfast etc.
  • Related material: MEL.73 Spec Coll : 0599867
  • Relatedmaterial summary: Unpublished typewritten play including property, lime and electric plots and a synopsis of scenery, and a programme with photographs of the cast, as played at the Lyceum Theatre in 1913
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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