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William West & the Regency toy theatre

William West & the Regency toy theatre

Sir John Soane"s Museum and national tour, 2004-2005

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Published by Sir John Soane"s Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West, William, -- 1783-1854,
  • Toy theaters -- England -- History,
  • Toy theaters -- England -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWilliam West and the Regency toy theatre
    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsPowell, David, Sir John Soane"s Museum, Pollock"s Toy Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1979.T6 W55 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17174454M
    ISBN 100954228456

    Besides celebrating the first toy theatre publisher, the exhibition rakes a wider look at the London theatre of the period, the relationship between the toy theatre and Regency architecture, and the use of toy theatres in the home. West, was proud of his prints .   Toy theatre was a popular children’s entertainment from around (the date of the first preserved sheets) until the s. More than just a model stage, publishers offered young practitioners a variety of scenery and character sheets, abridged play scripts, and small-scale special effects with which to perform juvenile dramas. Publishers often based juvenile productions on popular plays.

    William West and the Regency Toy Theatre D. Goboff Powell, David, J.R. Pigott and H. Blood Printing the Toy Theatre D. Goboff Röhler, Walter Grosse Liebe zu Kleinen Theatern D. Goboff Siefert, Katharina Papiertheater D. Goboff Speaight, George Collecting Theatre Memorabilia D. Goboff Speaight, George.   Contrary to popular belief, it was William Webb who inspired Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous essay upon the subject of toy theatres. Yet a disagreement between the two men led to Stevenson approaching Webb’s rival Benjamin Pollock in Hoxton St, who became the subject of the story instead and whose name became the byword for toy theatres.

    By the turn of the century, theatres were producing souvenir prints with several small figures of actors in a given play on each sheet. J. K. Green claimed to have published the first Juvenile Theatre prints in England in His great rival publisher, William West, published some twelve plays in Everything you need for Regency Theatres. Movie times, tickets, maps and more. Find the right movie at the right time at Regency Theatres near you. Search for your location in the search box above or view all below.


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We can trace the early days of the English toy theatre to the Regency period, when William West set up shop in Exeter Street, Covent Garden.

By the s, however, just two toy theatre publishers remained in London: Pollock in Hoxton and Webb in Finsbury. William West & the Regency Toy Theatre Paperback – January 1, by David Powell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. A Pollock's Toy Theatre The "Regency" with Pollock's Characters and Scenes in the Sleeping Beauty in the Wood or The Magic Horn.

Adapted and designed y Peter C. Jackson from the original proscenium, scenery and characters published by on December 26th, William West & the Regency Toy Theatre: exhibition catalog by David Powell,Sir John Soane's Museum edition, in English. Drawings for toy theatre characters by William Blake for William West.

The sheet as published by William West, November 4th – note Blake’s iniitals, bottom right I am also thrilled to have found reviewer William West & the Regency toy theatre book Waldocks website for regency books. - David Powell William West & the Regency Toy Theatre.

– David Powell WG Webb & the Victorian Toy Theatre. Articles and Related Books. – George Speaight The History of the English Puppet Theatre. We can trace the early days of the English toy theatre to the first days of the Regency, when William West set up shop in Exeter Street, Covent Garden.

By the ’s only two toy theatre publishers remained in London, Pollock in Hoxton, and Webb in Finsbury; and Benjamin Pollock’s shop, alone, struggled on as a quaint anachronism until his. The History of the English Toy Theatre (, ), by arguing that the earliest German toy theatre publishers "did not start before the 's and could not have influenced the Englis4 Sinch publishers."e Regency toy theatre peaked beforeWilson's theory is.

One can imagine that Aunt Jane was well aware of toy theatres when she spent time with her nephews, for this new toy largely attracted boys. By William West of London was printing sheets of stage characters for purchasers to colour, paste on cardboard and cut out, though others treasured them as individual portraits.

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Search by title, author or ISBN. This is a great full-colour catalogue from an exhibition of William West's toy theatres in London. Grossly under-priced for such a beautiful item. Awesome Books. Aug 8, - Exhibitions › William West and the Regency Toy Theatre.

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William West The Regency Toy Theatre. Author: ISBN: OCLC Genre: Toy theaters. Toy-theatre manufacturers, such as William West, Benjamin Pollock () and Martin Skelt (), sold toy dioramas in two forms, as the title of Robert Louis Stevenson's essay "Penny Plain and Two-Pence Coloured" explains.

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Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your Reviews: 1. The Regency Theatre () The Victoria Theatre () (A cardboard fold out theatre) (Note: The cut down orchestra is extracted from the one used with the Regency Theatre above) A lighting set-up was also made available, so that the young toy theatre enthusiasts could create a true feeling of the real theatre in the comfort of their own homes.

There's even a wonderful chapter on G. Chesterton and his toy theater play George and the Dragon. But the most moving image of all in this wonderful book for me is the photo of the author's first toy theater: Benjamin Pollock Regency Theatre.

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Read. Schreibers Kindertheater Kurt Pflüger, Helmut Herbst Read. Alfred Jacobsens. Come to the exhibition Bonaparte and the British in Room 90 to see Regency-era toy theatre productions of The Battle of Waterloo () and Bonaparte’s Invasion of Russia ().

The origins of the English toy theatre date back to when William West .Haymarket Theatre. The Theatre-Royal, Hay-Market (also known as Haymarket Theatre or the Little Theatre) is in the West End and dates to (My Valentine’s Day short story, The Shamrock & The Rose opens with a scene set in this theatre.)It was originally constructed in the late 18 th century and relocated and redesigned by John Nash in The new theatre was in many ways the same as.