Item 23: London Hippodrome "Box O' Tricks"

Accession Number PUBS002/002/001/003/023
Collection number Souvenirs 2 Collection (Concert and Theatre Programs, First World War, 1914-1919) 2/1/3/23
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall - closed: 25 cm x 19 cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Waddington PLC
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Souvenir programme for concert held to entertain troops during the First World War. This London Hippodrome "Box O' Tricks" Programme, Albert De Courville's 8th Hippodrome Revue includes information about the actresses and actors, plus commercial advertising. It ran throughout July 1918. The cover of the programe features an illustration of a woman dressed in cabaret costume springing from a box labelled "Box O' Tricks!"