1894 Theater Stage Mrs. John Drew Malvina Pray Florence - ORIGINAL STAGE2


Mrs. John Drew. Born in Liverpool, England her maiden name was Louisa Lane. She married the famous comedian John Drew in 1850.

On the reverse:

Malvina Pray Florence. She was first known to the the public as Malvina Pray, a danseuse, and later marrried the famous comedian, W. J. Florence in 1853.

Period Paper has obtained a lovely collection of images of stage and opera artists of the late 19th century, published in Chicago in 1894. Whether your interest is in genealogy-- searching for an image of a long lost relative, or in the history of the opera or the stage, we hope you enjoy this splendid collection.


This 117+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No tears.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 9.5 inches; 18 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)