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Key Information

Royal Adelphi Theatre - The Shipwreck Of The Shannon / A Bridegroom From The Sea
Object Name:
theatre bill
Artist / Maker:
Peck and Smith, Hull
Location on Display:
Museum - Not Currently on display
Accession No:
Brief Description:
Theatre bill from the Royal Adelphi Theatre, Hull for Saturday 10th November 1832. The evening will begin with a 'highly interesting and affecting drama' entitled 'The Shipwreck of the Shannon', based on the true story of the loss of the whaling ship off Greenland earlier in the year. The drama is being performed 'by the desire of the Mates, Spikoneers, Crews, &c. of several Vessels engaged this season in the Straits Fishery'. This will be followed by a comic song by Mr. Romer, a song by Mr. Lee Thompson, a sailor's hornpipe by Mrs. Clifton and a song by Mr. Stevens. The evening will conclude with a drama entitled 'A Bridegroom From The Sea; or The Wreck Ashore', starring Mrs. Pritchard as Alice. The theatre bill was printed by Peck and Smith of Hull.

Physical Information



Type Height Width Depth Diameter Weight
370[mm] 247[mm]