Samuel Coleridge Taylor - Classical Composer
Samuel Coleridge Taylor (1875-1912) - Classical Composer. Professor at the Crystal Palace School of Music and conducted the orchestra at the Croydon Conservatoire. After Coleridge-Taylor's death in 1912, musicians were concerned that he and his family had received no royalties from what was one of the most successful and popular works written in the previous 50 years. His case contributed to their formation of the Performing Rights Society, an effort to gain revenues for musicians through performance as well as publication and distribution of music Date: circa 1906
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Conductor
Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Conductor. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease. The complex rules allow for two variants of the game, providing for prosecution of the person (or theatre) presenting the striptease.
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Women working during the First World War
Women working during the First World War. Above: in a weapons factory, filling shells with explosives. Below: an outdoor scene with a woman bus conductor, a post woman (right) and a member of the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps).
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