Royal Clarence Theatre :Positively the last night of Signor Martini's engagement ... the interesting pantomime of "La Perouse" ... this present Wednesday, May 14th, 1834 ... "Cardillac the goldsmith" ... an Irish song by Mr Macarthy. A dance by Mrs Clifton. The whole to conclude with the grand serious pantomime of "La Perouse! or, The desolate island". The piece opens with a tremendous storm ... natives at a repast ... Peck & Smith, printers and stationers, 38 Lowgate, Hull 
- Peck & Smith (Firm)
- Arrangements of text, with different sizes of lettering. Cast of "La Perouse" included: Mr J Parry, Mr Nunn, Mr Gray, Mr Pugh, Mr Clifton, Mr Jones, Mr Walton, Signor Martini (as the Ch[i]mpanzee), Mr Wantwit, Mrs J Parry, Miss Grossette, Miss E Smith. Synopsis of "La Perouse" is given thus: "The piece opens with a tremendous storm. Perouse seen swimming from the wreck and reaches the Island - is alarmed at the appearance of a great bear and champanzee [chimpanzee] - interior view of a grotto - a calm sea - the interior of the island - icebergs and frozen lake - exterior of Perouse's hut. Natives at a repast - they observe Perouse, he enters; the natives rush out and prepare to destroy him; Umba prevents them and becomes enamoured of Perouse; Kanko is jealous; Perouse is wounded by a poisoned arrow from Kanko; Ch[i]mpanzee sucks the wound and he recovers. Sea scene - ship L'Esperance arrives. Madame Perouse and her son from France in search of her husband; she discovers an inscription, which informs her of his fate". Inscriptions: Verso - bottom left - Webster Collection 2955 Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Letterpress, 320 x 192 mm.
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- [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] / [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, relating to theatre and drama productions in England. 1810-1840]
- 1 b&w art print(s), Ephemera, Fliers (Printed matter), Letterpress works, Programmes, Letterpress, 320 x 192 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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