Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Pollard's Liliputian Opera, 1899 (2 o 3)

Pollard's Liliputian Opera, 1899

Tom Pollard's Liliputian Opera Company was a touring company which offered light comedies.This poster advertises Saucy Susie, which was based on a popular melodrama, Black-eyed Susan, about corruption in the British navy. It played at the Opera House in Wellington in April 1899.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-OPERA-1899-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Organised culture before 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/25670/pollards-liliputian-opera-1899 (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010