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  • Event:

    COLLEEN BAWN QUADRILLE, THE

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

  • Person:

    artist : Concanen, Alfred, Mr., 1835-1886

    artist : Lee, Thomas, Mr., 1833-1910

    composer : Forde, William, Mr., fl.1860s

  • Date: 1861 (circa)
  • Brief description: Original coloured lithograph, title page for the sheet music for THE COLLEEN BAWN QUADRILLE "Founded on Irish Airs. By William Forde. Or the National Quadrille. Dedicated to Mrs Dion Boucicault". The year date, 1861, is based on external evidence.
  • Identifier: UKC-CALB-COL-MUS-LDNADL.F190364
  • Theatre: Theatre Royal, Adelphi, Strand & Westminster & London & England
  • Subject keyword: lithograph & music & drama

Further Details

  • Accession Number: F190364
  • Event:

    COLLEEN BAWN QUADRILLE, THE

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

  • Organisation:

    printer : Worboyes

    publisher : Robert Cocks and Co., New Burlington St., Regent St. W., London

  • Associated people:

    artist : Concanen, Alfred, Mr., 1835-1886

    artist : Lee, Thomas, Mr., 1833-1910

    composer : Forde, William, Mr., fl.1860s

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: music title page
  • Identity code: UKC/CALB/COL/MUS/LDN ADL : F190364
  • Location: Special Collections' Store
  • Notes:

    A pencilled note on the back of the print reads "THE COLLEEN BAWN ; or The Brides of Garryowen[.] Laura Keene's Theatre, New York 28 March 1860[,] Adelphi, London 10 September 1860". A note on the backing on which the print was mounted reads "Original lithograph[,] 'The Colleen Bawn or The Brides of Garryowen' Adelphi September 10, 1860[.] The production achieved the first long-run in the history of the theatre, with a record 165 performances".

    The coloured lithograph shows the moment in the water-cave scene in THE COLLEEN BAWN when Myles-Na-Coppaleen rescues Eily, the Colleen Bawn, from drowning. The lithograph is by Concanen and Lee, printed by Worboyes.

  • Part:

    Boucicault Collection

    Calthrop Boucicault Collection

  • Condition: 3
  • Dimensions: 340 x 235 mm
  • Medium: black and coloured ink on paper
  • Previousnumber note: 41 (sticker), and 20, relating to exhibitions of Boucicault material
  • Date: 1861 (circa)
  • Theatre: Theatre Royal, Adelphi, Strand & Westminster & London & England
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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