London: John Walker & Co., Ltd., . First edition. 4to., 7 loose plates laid-in a cloth-backed printed paper over boards portfolio. The paper gutter is lifting and curled in several places. The boards are unevenly faded and rubbed. The first plate is toned from contact with the printed paper board; others show faint soil in the margins. Very good. Item #53191
The front board, printed in glod ink lists the title, date and theater, its reverse, also printed in gold ink, lists the cast and company managers. Issued without text, these seven photogravure plates of the principal characters in costume and makeup are from photographs by T. C. Turner of the photographic studio, Turner & Drinkwater, photographers to the Queen. The plates are of exceptional quality and were printed by Virtue & Co., Ltd.