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Patience 250th Perfromance

Description: Souvenir programme marking simultaneously the 250th performance of Patience in London (Savoy Theatre) and the 100th performance in New York (Standard Theatre). The cover design is by William H. Day and the drawings are the work of J. E. Kelly. The highly stylized border on the cover is in fact the melody line for Bunthorne's song "If you're anxious for to shine".
Dimensions: 180mm x 233mm
Date Created: 29 December 1881
Associated People: Gilbert, Sullivan, D'Oyly Carte
Associated Companies: Savoy Theatre, American Company
Source: From the collection of John Sands.

Front Cover

Title Page G&S Operas

Mr. Carte's Enterprises

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