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TITLE
Inverness Theatre Bill advertising the play 'The Merchant Of Venice'
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D313_9
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
4683
KEYWORDS
theatres
playbills
theatre bills
plays
tragedies
farces
song
dance
actors
actresses
dramas
Inverness Theatre Bill advertising the play 'The Merchant Of Venice'

An Inverness theatre playbill, for Thursday 2 June 1842. The evening commenced with the play 'The Merchant Of Venice'. To conclude, the drama 'Black-eyed Susan' was shown in which 'Captain Hatchet of the Redbreast (a smuggler)' was played by Mr Gilfillan and 'Old Doggrass' by Mr Mark.

The Latin words 'Vivant Regina Et Princeps', translating as 'Long Live the Queen and Prince' are printed at the bottom of the playbill. This referred to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

The first theatre in Inverness is said to have dated from 1805 and was situated on what was once called Theatre Lane, near Inglis Street


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Inverness Theatre Bill advertising the play 'The Merchant Of Venice'

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1840s

theatres; playbills; theatre bills; plays; tragedies; farces; song; dance; actors; actresses; dramas

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An Inverness theatre playbill, for Thursday 2 June 1842. The evening commenced with the play 'The Merchant Of Venice'. To conclude, the drama 'Black-eyed Susan' was shown in which 'Captain Hatchet of the Redbreast (a smuggler)' was played by Mr Gilfillan and 'Old Doggrass' by Mr Mark.<br /> <br /> The Latin words 'Vivant Regina Et Princeps', translating as 'Long Live the Queen and Prince' are printed at the bottom of the playbill. This referred to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.<br /> <br /> The first theatre in Inverness is said to have dated from 1805 and was situated on what was once called Theatre Lane, near Inglis Street <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service