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Anderson, Professor (John Henry Anderson). Professor Anderson Theatre Royal Handbill. London: R.S. Francis, 1856. Letterpress handbill for a “great carnival benefit” and “Grand Bal Masque” staged by Anderson in Covent Garden the night before his show – and the theatre where it sat – were destroyed by fire. 7 ½ x 5”. Minor chips and edgewear; very good. Rare.This handbill advertises a fateful night in the career or Anderson. In the words of J.B. Findlay, “in the early hours, about 5 a.m., on the fateful morning … the fire broke out. This resulted in the complete demolition of the theatre and with it, for the second time, Anderson’s fortunes.” But “in less than three months’ time he was again performing….”
 Anderson, Professor (John Henry Anderson). Professor Anders...
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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $510.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,500
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Saturday, June 19, 2021.
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