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A scene to be used as a backdrop to a children's theatre production. Coloured lithograph.

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Description

These prints were sold mounted for one penny plain or two pence coloured hence their name 'penny prints' so that they could be inserted into the toy theatre. The Redington was one of several toy theatres to be sold in the Victorian period, the most famous being Pollock's toy theatres

Lettering

Redington's Penny Scenes in Charles The Second. No.1

Publication/Creation

London (73 Hoxton Street, Formerly called 208 Hoxton Old Town) : J. Redington.

Physical description

1 print : pen lithograph, hand coloured ; image 22.5 x 29.7 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 33474i

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Language

  • English

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