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City Museum, Fifth And Callowhill Streets. Lessees, Messrs. Sherzer & Zulich; Stage Manager, Mr. Lewis Baker; Fourteenth Night of the American Tragedian and Comedian, Mr. J. E. Murdoch, Second time here of the Grand Historical Romantic Tragedy, by Geo. H. Miles, of Baltimore, written expressly for Mr. Murdoch, and which has been some weeks in preparation, called De Soto, The Hero of the Mississippi, Which will be presented with New & Beautiful Scenery By Mr. Glessing. New and Appropriate Dresses, Appointments, &c. Look At The Cast Of Characters, Mrs. Alexina Fisher Baker As Ulah. This (Tuesday) Evening, Dec. 4, 1855, The performance will commence with the American Tragedy, in 5 Acts and 6 Tableaux, called De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi. De Soto, Commander of the Expedition against the Floridas, Mr. J. E. Murdoch ... : To conclude with the Farce of Poor Pillicoddy, Mr. John Peter Pillicoddy, Mr. T. B. Johnston ..

Alternate Title:
De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi; Poor Pillicoddy
Name:
City Museum
Date:
1855
Language:
English
Publisher:
Brown's Steam-Power Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philad'a
Subject:
Miles, George H. (George Henry), 1824-1871. De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi; Morton, John Maddison, 1811-1891. Poor Pillicoddy; Playbills -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Specimens; Theaters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Theaters; Playbills
Resource Type:
Text
Form/Genre:
Specimens; Broadsides; Playbills; Castlists
Physical Description:
1 sheet (1 unnumbered page); 55.9 x 24.6 cm
Geographic Subject:
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Related Place:
United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Rights:
https://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Notes:
Printed area measures 53 x 19.8 cm.; Performance date: December 4, 1855.; Print Collection 8 copy is oversize no. 14 in a collection of playbills housed together.
Physical Location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Furness Collection, Print Collection 8 oversize no. 14
Collection:
Playbill and Program Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Philadelphia Theater Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)