Hercules and Omphale… [c. 1865].

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Scarce. BROUGH, William (1826-70). Hercules and Omphale; or, the Power of Love. An Original Classical Extravaganza. (Lacy’s Acting Edition). (Occasional light spotting/light soiling). Last two pages uncut. Publisher’s tan wrappers (chipping to corners and spine with loss, a few tears). 44pp. 8vo. [London], Thomas Hailes Lacy, [no date. c.1865].

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BROUGH, William (1826-70). Hercules and Omphale; or, the Power of Love. An Original Classical Extravaganza. (Lacy’s Acting Edition). (Occasional light spotting/light soiling). Last two pages uncut. Publisher’s tan wrappers (chipping to corners and spine with loss, a few tears).

44pp. 8vo. [London], Thomas Hailes Lacy, [no date. c.1865].

Hercules and Omphale or The Power of Love by William Brough is a classical extravaganza which premiered at Royal St. James Theatre in London on 26 December 1864. Hercules was played en travesti by Charlotte Saunders (possibly Charlotte Cushman Saunders) with a Miss Herbert as Omphale.

PROVENANCE: William Wallford (Signature dated Feb 4th 1865 to title page).

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Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 1 cm
Author/s

Publisher

[Thomas Hailes Lacy]

Binding

Wrappers

Fiction Subject

Poetry, Theatre & Scripts‬

Special Attributes

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Language

English

Region

Europe

Date

[c. 1865]

Place of Publication

[London]

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon