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Mrs Leslie Walford as the wife of the Merchant Prince, with Anthony Hordern and Pauline McDonald in the matinee 'In a Persian Garden', held at the Theatre Royal, Sydney, 7 July 1922, in aid of the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children / Harold Cazneaux
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Mrs Leslie Walford as the wife of the Merchant Prince, with Anthony Hordern and Pauline McDonald in the matinee 'In a Persian Garden', held at the Theatre Royal, Sydney, 7 July 1922, in aid of the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children / Harold Cazneaux
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Date:
1922
Format:
1 photoprint : b & w ; 10.7 x 7 cm
Inscription:
Album inscribed: "Best wishes for Xmas / from Ernest Watt" on first leaf and signed "Cazneaux" on verso of first leaf. This image annotated in pencil, In Leslie Walford's hand, 'D.M.W & S. Mummie / Anthony Hordern'.
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Description:
One of 33 small photographs tipped into a hand-made album enclosed in a paper wrapper: 27.5 x 18 cm. The album is a record of the matinee 'In a Persian Garden', held at the Theatre Royal, Sydney, 7 July 1922, in aid of the Children's Hospital. The costumes for the matinee were design by George Lambert. [ref: The Home 1 September 1922 pp.2, 6,16-19, 38, 74]
The Sydney Morning Herald Herald reported on 8 July 1922 that the production was a series of tableaux vivants, based on verses from the 'Rubaiyat' of Omar Khayyam, with "forescore names on the programme in connection with the cast".
Provenance:
Leslie Walford estate
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Photograph published on page 17 of 'The Home' 1 September 1922 with the caption: The wife of the Merchant Prince. Mrs. Leslie Walford, Anthony Hordern and Pauline Macdonald.
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; Walford/P/3
Rights:
You may save or print this image for research and study. If you wish to use it for any other purposes, you must contact Sydney Living Museums to request permission.
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
43420