Lot 93: John Hollingshead (1827-1904) English theatrical
October 29, 2016
Wells, ME, USA
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Description: [ENGLISH THEATRE] John Hollingshead (1827-1904) English theatrical impresario, journalist and writer during the latter half of the 19th century. He is best remembered as the first manager of the Gaiety Theatre, London. An innovative producer, Hollingshead brought Gilbert and Sullivan together in 1871 to produce their first joint work, a musical extravaganza called Thespis. ANS, 1874, mounted. Slightly soiled.
Condition Report: Slightly soiled.