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Object ID 002118

Object Name Silver Slipper theater poster

Object Desc Large, paper print poster for a performance of The Silver Slipper at the Theatre Royal, Chatham, England. Replicated image of a waiter with a tray of champagne and a woman in a yellow dress at a table.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002097

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

Object Date

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords theaters,advertising,signs,posters,Silver Slipper,Davis, Tom B.,Hall, Owen,plays,David Allen & Sons Ltd.,

Title Silver Slipper theater poster

Description Framed print paper poster for The Silver Slipper. Frame is wood with glass covering and cardboard backing with a wire across for hanging. Color ink with green background. Along top are trees with orange circles. Running horizontally along center is the same image of a woman in yellow dress sitting at table. Behind table is a waiter in black suit holidng tray with bottle of champagne. At right edge below illustration is maker's mark for David Allen & Sons Ltd. At upper left corner "Theatre Royal / Chatham. / Monday, June 8th, for Six Nights / Matinee, Wednesday, June 10th". Along bottom is text "Mr. Tom B. Davis's Company in / The Silver Slipper / Book by Owen Hall / Lyrics by W.H. Risque Music by Leslie Stuart. / Additional Numbers by Landon Ronald."


Approx Collection Date

Height 30.75

Length 0

Width 21.5

Depth 1

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Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Material metal; glass; paper; wood


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker David Allen & Sons Ltd.

Maker Details Unsure if this is a reproduction of an original print. David Allen & Sons did product lithographs in Ireland and the United Kingdom in the late 1800s through the early 1900s.

Maker Mark lower right edge


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Image Caption CMY2097



Date MAY 9,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Wire on back has sharp edges use caution when handing. Overall, poster is faded, especially the red ink in the trees. Paper is discolored and yellowed around edges. Staining along right edge. Crease horizontally across center. Creases at upper left corner. Wear on surface of paper. Frame is worn with chips and scratches. Dust accretions on frame and glass. On back, green stape around edges is loose and brittle. Paper on back is dirty and stained. "Farley" written in black ink across back. Sticker at lower right corner and stamp at lower edge to left of center. Scratches on paper throughouth. Scuff marks. Damage from liquid along right edge. Wire is tarnished.


Date MAY 9,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 9,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to 3rd Floor Hallway South from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin



Date MAY 9,2014

Notes Needs further research