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Title Victorian popular culture. Music hall, theatre and popular entertainment [electronic resource], ca. 1750-1940 1840-1910.

Published Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital ; [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor, 2010]


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Summary Electronic collection of rare books, ephemera and visual material relating to the world of popular and alternative entertainment in Britain and American throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Victorian and Edwardian periods were a golden age for variety, vaudeville and theatre. The era also played host to a vast range of other public entertainments and spectacles, from the educational to the decadent. This collection of textual and visual material has been selected for its rarity and covers a fascinating period in the history of music hall, theatre, pleasure gardens, exhibitions, scientific institutions, and more. It includes material relating to: May Moore Duprez, E.L. Blanchard, Sarah Sophia Banks, Philip Astley, Madame Tussaud, Dion Boucicault, J.R. Planche, Charles Mathews, Oscar Hammerstein, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens.
Original Version Senate House Library, University of London
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin
National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield
British Library
Lambeth Archives
May Moore Duprez Archive
Chetham's Library, Manchester
Other author University of London. Senate House Library.
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center.
National Fairground Archive (Great Britain)
British Library.
Lambeth Archives.
May Moore Duprez Archive.
Chetham's Library.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Subject Duprez, May-Moore, 1889-1930.
Blanchard, E. L. (Edward L.), 1820-1889.
Banks, Sarah Sophia, 1744-1818.
Astley, Philip, 1742-1814.
Tussaud, Marie, 1761-1850.
Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890.
Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880.
Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835.
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1846-1919.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Social history -- 19th century -- Sources.
Amusements -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Theater -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Family recreation -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Theaters -- England.
Theaters -- United States.
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)
Amateur theater.
English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Reviews.
Gardens -- England -- London.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources.
Variant Title Music hall, theatre and popular entertainment