The Following is the Order of the New Grand and extensive Scenery: Act I. Corinth from the Acropolis with the Turkish Encampment in the Distance! The Ramparts stormed and carried by the Turks. Act II. The Tent of the Alp, Opening on the Turkish Lines,with a distant View of the Isthmus, and in which takes place A Characteristic Divertisement! by Madame Proche Giubelei, and the entire Corps de Ballet. Act III. Ruins of the Temple of Neptune with the Acro-Corinthus in the Distance. The Turkish Lines! Exterior of Greek Church. Interior & High Altar, totally destroyed by Explosion! Discovering the Citadel in Possession of the Turks...The Siege of Corinth...Mr. Edwin Forrest...Mr. Hill in 'The Yankee Pedlar,' having been received with the utmost favour will repeat that Character on Saturday next.
Letterpress. Sheet 335 x 215mm (13¼ x 8½").
A theatre handbill advertising 'the New Grand Opera', The Siege of Corinth' and the appearances of American actor Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), probably in his first visit to London (1836-7), in 'King Lear' and 'Damon and Pythias'.
[Ref: 35561] £65.00