Cinderella Flyer for the Theatre Royal in Darwen, Lancashire
Left-hand side of the front of a four-page flyer for the Theatre Royal in Darwen on 23rd December 1912. Mlle. De Rose Presents Her First Grand, Gorgeous & Comic Pantomime. Libretto and Lyrics by Leslie Hawkins, Music Dick Hardwick. The Only Pantomime Touring in which Cinderellas Ponies go through a Wonderful Performance. Date: Late 1800s
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Cinderella dreams of a better life
Poor downtrodden Cinderella sits in the kitchen, dreaming of a better life (so distracted she misses the little birds tucking in to the supper for her evil sisters), alongside her broomstick used for her endless chores and a large pumpkin, destined to be magically transformed into an elegant carriage before the night was out...
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Tacuinum Sanitatis. Late 14th century. Farmers harvesting pi
Tacuinum Sanitatis. Medieval Health Handbook, dated before 1400, based on observations of medical order detailing the most important aspects of food, beverages and clothing. Farmers harvesting pineapples. Miniature. Folio 19v.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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