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1914 Print Portrait George Edwardes English Theater Manager Stage Savoy XMD5

1914 Print Portrait George Edwardes English Theater Manager Stage Savoy XMD5

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"Mr. George Edwardes"

This is an original 1914 black and white halftone print portrait of Mr. George Edwardes. Edwardes was an English theater manager who brought a new era in musical theater to the British stage and beyond. By the age of 20, he was managing theaters for Richard D'Oyly Carte.

CONDITION

This 99+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.25 x 5 inches; 8 x 13 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of halftone portraits from 1914 of the people, actors, and actresses associated with Gilbert & Sullivan operas. The creative Victorian-era collaboration between librettist, W. S. Gilbert, and the composer, Arthur Sullivan, resulted in the production of fourteen comic operas produced at the Savoy Theatre in London's West End, many of which are still produced today.

Photography by Ellis and Walery.

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