Logo: Centre for Performance HistoryHeading: Virtual Exhibitions, 2 - Pantomime and the Orient
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The Touchstone (Dibdin, 1779) 
Charles Dibdin (1745-1814) 
Michael Kelly (1762-1826) 
Blue Beard (Kelly, 1798) 
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (1804) 
The Siege of Belgrade (1791) 
Nancy Storace (1765–1817) 
A Day in Turkey (1791) 
Charles Incledon (1763–1826) 
The Theatrical Candidates (1775) 
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This exhibition, drawing on material from the collections of the Royal College of Music Library and the Centre for Performance History, was conceived and designed by Angela Escott, with the assistance of colleagues from the Library and the CPH, and coincided with the Music in 18th-century Britain Study Day, held at the Royal College of Music on 26 November 2004.

To download a printable version of the original booklet (Word: 957Kb) click here.


Exhibition Curator and Author: Angela Escott RCM Library
Assistant Curator: Tim Eggington RCM Library
Photography, scanning and display: Paul Collen CPH
Booklet and Web Design: Paul Banks CPH



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This page last updated: 19 November 2009