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Drury Collection

Background imageDrury Collection: Drury Lane Theatre in London

Drury Lane Theatre in London
Scene outside the Drury Lane Theatre in London. Designed by Benjamin Dean Wyatt, it opened on 10 October 1812. Artist signature is Shepherd. Date: 1900s ?

Background imageDrury Collection: London Slums - Feathers Court, Drury Lane

London Slums - Feathers Court, Drury Lane
Old tea chests and a cart at Feathers Court, Drury Lane - one of Londons Victorian slum areas. Date: circa 1902

Background imageDrury Collection: East Prospect of the Giants Causeway

East Prospect of the Giants Causeway (c.1739). Drury, Susanna fl.1733 - 1770. Date: 1739 (circa)

Background imageDrury Collection: James Doughty, oldest clown in England

James Doughty, oldest clown in England
James Doughty of Brighton, at the time of this photograph the oldest clown in England, about to celebrate his 94th birthday. Seen here in costume with two of his performing dogs

Background imageDrury Collection: Nell Gwynn and the houses in which she lived

Nell Gwynn and the houses in which she lived
Engraved portrait of Nell Gwynn (1650-1687), the English actress and mistress of King Charles II, and two of the houses in which she lived

Background imageDrury Collection: Dan Leno, music hall comedian, as Sister Anne

Dan Leno, music hall comedian, as Sister Anne
Dan Leno (George Wild Galvin), music hall comedian and musical theatre actor, as Sister Anne in a pantomime entitled Bluebeard, at Drury Lane Theatre, London. Date: circa 1901

Background imageDrury Collection: Dan Leno as Mrs. Twankey 1897

Dan Leno as Mrs. Twankey 1897
Dan Leno (1860 1904), as Mrs.Twankey in Aladdin at Drury Lane Theatre, London. Leading English music hall comedian and musical theatre actor during the late Victorian era. Date: 1897

Background imageDrury Collection: Scene from Show Boat at Drury Lane, 1928

Scene from Show Boat at Drury Lane, 1928
The auditorium and stage of the Cotton Blossom, as Captain Andys show boat is called in the musical, Show Boat. Howett Worster

Background imageDrury Collection: Winter Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden

Winter Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden
Winter Garden Theatre on the corner of Drury Lane and Parker Street in Covent Garden, London. The New London Theatre now occupies the site. Date: 1947

Background imageDrury Collection: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. In the foreground, the corner of Catherine Street and Tavistock Street. Date: 1947

Background imageDrury Collection: Frances Kelly Actress

Frances Kelly Actress
Frances " Fanny" Kelly, immensely talented and popular Irish actress, appeared mostly at Drury Lane for 36 years with undiminished acclaim, renowned for comedy roles

Background imageDrury Collection: Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre
View of the front of Drury Lane Theatre. This, the third theatre was designed by Henry Holland and opened in March 1794

Background imageDrury Collection: Cartoon, Fred Evans in clown costume

Cartoon, Fred Evans in clown costume
Cartoon, Fred Evans in his clown costume. He performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. 1879

Background imageDrury Collection: Il Trovatore - Music Sheet Cover

Il Trovatore - Music Sheet Cover
Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), the version performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. No.1, The Tempest of the Heart (La Tempesta del Mio Cor)

Background imageDrury Collection: Drury Lane / Snow 1880

Drury Lane / Snow 1880
ELEANOR ( NELL ) GWYN Lodging (right) in Drury Lane of the Mistress of Charles II: the building was destroyed in 1890

Background imageDrury Collection: Advert / Sandwich Man 19C

Advert / Sandwich Man 19C
Sandwichman advertising a pantomime - Babes in the Wood at Drury Lane Theatre, London

Background imageDrury Collection: Imperial moth, gray-banded zale and black zale

Imperial moth, gray-banded zale and black zale
Imperial moth, Eacles imperialis 1, 2, gray-banded zale, Zale squamularis 3, and black zale, Zale undularis 4. Handcoloured lithograph from John O

Background imageDrury Collection: King swallowtail and Jamaican kite butterfly (endangered)

King swallowtail and Jamaican kite butterfly (endangered)
King swallowtail butterfly, Papilio thoas 1, 2, and Jamaican kite swallowtail, Protographium marcellinus (endangered) 3, 4. Handcoloured lithograph from John O

Background imageDrury Collection: White admiral, gold-spotted sylph and pathfinder butterflies

White admiral, gold-spotted sylph and pathfinder butterflies
White admiral butterfly, Limenitis camilla 1, 2, gold-spotted sylph, Metisella metis 3, 4, and common pathfinder, Catuna crithea 5, 6. Handcoloured lithograph from John O

Background imageDrury Collection: Fluminense swallowtail, Anteros acheus and Parides agavus

Fluminense swallowtail, Anteros acheus and Parides agavus
Fluminense swallowtail, Parides ascanius, vulnerable 1, Anteros acheus, upper side 2, under side 3, and Parides agavus swallowtail butterfly 4. Handcoloured lithograph from John O

Background imageDrury Collection: Rose Marie, Pleasure Gardens Theatre, Folkestone, Kent

Rose Marie, Pleasure Gardens Theatre, Folkestone, Kent
Rose Marie, a musical romance of the Canadian Rockies, at the Pleasure Gardens Theatre, Folkestone, Kent, and at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool. Previously at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Background imageDrury Collection: Decameron Nights at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Decameron Nights at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London
A scene from Decameron Nights at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, 1922 and two insets featuring Kathryn Clifford and Rosalind Wade Date: 1922

Background imageDrury Collection: Joseph Grimaldi, actor and clown, at Farewell Benefit

Joseph Grimaldi, actor and clown, at Farewell Benefit
Joseph Grimaldi, actor and clown, performing a final song at his Farewell Benefit at Drury Lane Theatre, London, sitting on a chair as he was too weak to stand Date: 1828

Background imageDrury Collection: Cinderella

Cinderella
An uncommon Edwardian Drury Lane theatre poster for Cinderella by the poster king John Hassall. This 1905 performance of the famous Christmas pantomime starred Harry Randall as Alfonso

Background imageDrury Collection: Whitecat

Whitecat
An uncommon Edwardian Theatre Royal pantomime poster for The White Cat, by the poster king John Hassall. Date: 1904

Background imageDrury Collection: Drury Lane Theatre, London

Drury Lane Theatre, London, auditorium viewed from the stage during a performance Date: 1804

Background imageDrury Collection: Isabel Jeans, Ivor Novello, Dorothy Dickson

Isabel Jeans, Ivor Novello, Dorothy Dickson
Photomontage, showing Miss Isabel Jeans, Mr Ivor Novello, and Miss Dorothy Dickson, in soup tureen with spoon. Captioned, ?

Background imageDrury Collection: Lily Harold, actress, Prince Mi Yung Man, Dick Whittington

Lily Harold, actress, Prince Mi Yung Man, Dick Whittington
Lily Harold, actress, as Prince Mi Yung Man, Dick Whittington, Drury Lane. Ching chang! Ni-Se-Pi-See dear, You won't coldly pass me by

Background imageDrury Collection: Ada Blanche, actress, as Dick Whittington, Drury Lane

Ada Blanche, actress, as Dick Whittington, Drury Lane. Theatrical portrait as Dick Whittington. I have come back from China's distant shore, With diamonds, rubies and with gold galore

Background imageDrury Collection: Marie Montrose, actress, as Alice, in Dick Whittington

Marie Montrose, actress, as Alice, in Dick Whittington
Marie Montrose, actress as Alice, in Dick Whittington, Drury Lane. Theatrical portrait, captioned On the ocean so bright and blue, My heart will fondly follow you

Background imageDrury Collection: Travel to the Theatre

Travel to the Theatre
People reading and talking as they queue outside the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Oil painting by Herbet Ashwin Budd. Date: circa 1929

Background imageDrury Collection: Mrs Vyvyan Drury (1907-1996) and daughter, Romayne, studio portrait seated on couch

Mrs Vyvyan Drury (1907-1996) and daughter, Romayne, studio portrait seated on couch. With description, A new photograph of Mrs Vyvyan Drury and her small daughter, Romayne

Background imageDrury Collection: Noel Coward's Cavalcade was a thirty-year retrospect of England in peace and war

Noel Coward's Cavalcade was a thirty-year retrospect of England in peace and war. It ran at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane between October 1931 and September 1932 and had a cast

Background imageDrury Collection: Music cover, Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein

Music cover, Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein
Music cover, Piano Selection, Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein, performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London Date: 1947

Background imageDrury Collection: Last Night at Drury Lane 1872

Last Night at Drury Lane 1872
Men and women in their best attire at the theatre in Drury Lane, London, to watch Christine Nilsson a Swedish operatic soprano. Date: 1872

Background imageDrury Collection: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Outside the entrance of Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Date: 1828

Background imageDrury Collection: Exterior of Olympic Theatre, located junction of Drury Lane, Wych Street, London

Exterior of Olympic Theatre, located junction of Drury Lane, Wych Street, London, specialised in comedies. Date: 1831

Background imageDrury Collection: CEMETERY, DRURY LANE

CEMETERY, DRURY LANE
An inner-city burial ground - the graveyard at St Martin's Church, Drury Lane, in the heart of London

Background imageDrury Collection: A scene from Rose Marie at the Drury Lane Theatre, London (1925) Date: 1925

A scene from Rose Marie at the Drury Lane Theatre, London (1925) Date: 1925

Background imageDrury Collection: A Scene from The Blue Kitten at the Gaiety Theatre, London (1925) Date: 1925

A Scene from The Blue Kitten at the Gaiety Theatre, London (1925) Date: 1925

Background imageDrury Collection: Augustus Harriss pantomime, Babes in the Wood, Drury Lane, London

Augustus Harriss pantomime, Babes in the Wood, Drury Lane, London. Date: late 19th century

Background imageDrury Collection: The Vagabond King by W H Post and Brian Hooker, music by Rudolf Friml

The Vagabond King by W H Post and Brian Hooker, music by Rudolf Friml. First produced by Russell Janney at the Winter Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, London, 19 April 1927

Background imageDrury Collection: Shanghai, a spectacular musical play, Drury Lane Theatre, London

Shanghai, a spectacular musical play, Drury Lane Theatre, London, presented by Macdonald and Young Date: early 20th century

Background imageDrury Collection: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, Almanack 1869 - Puss in Boots

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, Almanack 1869 - Puss in Boots, Christmas Pantomime Date: 1869

Background imageDrury Collection: Sketches of the play Desert Song at the Drury

Sketches of the play Desert Song at the Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1927 with Clarice Hardwicke, Gene Gerrard, Edith Day, Harry Welchman, Leonard Mackay and Phebe Brune Date: 1927

Background imageDrury Collection: Whites Club

Whites Club
Whites is an exclusive gentlemans club in St Jamess, London, founded in 1693 by Francesco Bianco (Francis White), who organized it to sell hot chocolate and tickets to the Kings Theatre

Background imageDrury Collection: Richard Sheridan

Richard Sheridan
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (1751-1816), an Irish satirist, a playwright, poet, and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Background imageDrury Collection: Statue of King James II of England

Statue of King James II of England in costume as a Roman emperor, Jacobus Seundus, designed by Grinlin Gibbons, in the Privy Gardens



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