Harlequin and Mother Goose; or The Golden Egg
Unused engraved writing sheet in original colour with large margins; 1805 J. Whatman watermarked paper. 450 x 350mm (17¾ x 13¾"). Very fine. Repair in margin.
A writing sheet illustrated with ten scenes from Thomas Dibdin's pantomine, first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on Boxing Day, 1806, the year before this print was published. Running for 92 nights, with Joseph Grimaldi as the Harlequin, it was the most successful pantomime to date.
[Ref: 35359] £420.00