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  • Event: SPRING! GENTLE SPRING! SET OF VALSES FROM BABIL AND BIJOU
  • Person:

    composer : Riviere, Mr., fl.1860s-1870s

    artist : Hamerton, Robert Jacob, Mr.

  • Date: 1872
  • Brief description: Original coloured lithograph, title page for the sheet music for "Spring! Gentle Spring! Set of Valses from BABIL AND BIJOU by J. Riviere." Likely to have been published in 1872, at the time the play was performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. The lithograph shows a formal garden and a group of female gardeners dancing.
  • Identifier: UKC-CALB-BAB-MUS-LDNCOV.F190650
  • Theatre: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Bow Street & Westminster & London & England
  • Subject keyword: lithograph & music & musical entertainment & ballet

Further Details

  • Accession Number: F190650
  • Event: SPRING! GENTLE SPRING! SET OF VALSES FROM BABIL AND BIJOU
  • Organisation:

    lithographers : M. and N. Hanhart

    publisher : Musical Progress, Hawkes and Co. 33, Soho Square, London

  • Associated people:

    composer : Riviere, Mr., fl.1860s-1870s

    artist : Hamerton, Robert Jacob, Mr.

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: music title page
  • Identity code: UKC/CALB/BAB/MUS/LDN COV : F190650
  • Location: Special Collections' Store
  • Notes:

    This was mounted on card, on the back of which C. Calthrop had written, "Scene from Babil and Bijou / Covent Garden, London 1872 / Original lithograph"

    The coloured lithograph is by Robert Jacob Hamerton, printed by M. and N. Hanhart, Lithographers.

  • Part:

    Boucicault Collection

    Calthrop Boucicault Collection

  • Condition: 3
  • Dimensions: 350 x 255 mm
  • Medium: black and coloured ink on paper
  • Previousnumber note: Green stamp, "Dion Boucicault Collection / Item No. 48 / Property of Christopher Calthrop"
  • Date: 1872
  • Theatre: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Bow Street & Westminster & London & England
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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