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Monacle Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 47 pictures in our Monacle collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Edouin, Willie in The Girl from Kay's Featured Print

Edouin, Willie in The Girl from Kay's

Promotional flyer for The Girl from Kay's Promotional postcard for The Girl from Kays by Owen Hall; music Ivan Caryll and Cecil Cook. First produced at the Apollo Theatre, London 15th November 1902. The original London production, from 1902 to 1903, played for a long run of 432 performances and was followed by provincial tours. A successful New York run of 223 performances began in 1903, and successful Australian runs followed. The plot is triggered when a wife sees her husband kissing a shop girl who has delivered her new hat from Kay's hat shop. This is a postcard in a series depicting stage personalities, Willie Edouin is shown as the American millionaire, the part he created in this show - caption: Im Hoggenheimer. As so often in productions of the period, the American millionaire is a comic character, but in this case the audience is asked to laugh with rather than at him. Date: 1904

© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Theatrical Lodging House Keeper who drops her h's Featured Print

Theatrical Lodging House Keeper who drops her h's

Theatrical Lodging House Keeper: "What name did you say, Sir? Harlton?" Actor (about to take apartment): "No, not Harlton - Arlton." T.L.K: "Oh, Thank Goodness - I'm spared one Haitch for a time." Date: 1895

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

1895, Accent, Actor, Apartment, Apron, Arlton, Class, Cockney, Cockneys, Discussion, Drop, Dropping, Drops, Formidable, Haitch, Haitches, Hands, Harlton, Hat, Hips, Historical, History, House, Hs, Intonation, Keeper, Lady, Letter, Lodging, London, Londoner, Manner, Monacle, Phil, Raincoat, Rotund, Silk, Solid, Speaking, Speech, Style, Theatre, Theatrical, Top, Traditional, Woman, Working

The Second in Command - Mr and Mrs Binks Featured Print

The Second in Command - Mr and Mrs Binks

Mr and Mrs Binks - A very funny cartoon by Phil May showing a VERY dominant Woman (wearing a monacle) leading her subservient and tiny husband and their small son along the street, his face a picture of downtrodden fear and wariness. They pass the symbolic sandwich board for a performance at the Theatre Royal of The Second in Command - the role Mr Binks undoubtedly occupies in this specific relationship!!! Date: 1901

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection