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439972
  • Title
    Nance O'Neil as Peg Woffington [in the 1852 play by Charles Reade "Masks and faces"] / Talma & Co., 374 George St, Sydney, next G.P.O. and at 119 Swanston St., Melbourne [probably 1905]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    P1/1266
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    [probably 1905]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    439972
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 1 Paris panel - image 19.4 x 13.4 cm. , on mount 25.3 x 17.3 cm.
  • Source
    Presented 1939
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    Transferred from P1/O'Neil, Nance (BM), May 2010

    A Magnificent spectacle caption -- American actor Nance ONeill was the star attraction for J. C. Williamsons at the opening of the newly upgraded Her Majestys in Melbourne on 19 May 1900. ONeill toured Australia from 1905 to 1906 opposite another American actor, Arthur McKee Rankin. This tour included serious plays by Sudermann and Ibsen, with the highly controversial performance of Fires of St John among them.
    Digital order no:a128742
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Sepia print at P4/11
  • Contributing Creator

    Photographer's stamp at lower right
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Nance O'Neil as 'Peg Woffington' -- typescript on verso
  • Date note

    Dated from Entertaining Australia / Katherine Brisbane (ed.), p.140 (where the photograph is reproduced)
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