The Juvenile Drama: A Union Catalogue
by George Speaight
Some 324 plays were adapted for the Juvenile Drama — toy theatre — and the ‘penny plain tuppence coloured’ sheets produced preserve a record of the scenery, costumes and even gestures of the actors of the first half of the 19th century. This catalogue, based on the holdings of 5 libraries or museums in England and 3 in America gives publisher, theatre where known, type of sheets printed and collections where held for each surviving play.
Paperback; 46 pp, 11 ill., ISBN 085430 065 1
This catalogue is based on the holdings of collections in the UK and America, and lists details of the printed ephemera surviving for the Juvenile drama of the 19th century