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City Museum, Fifth And Callowhill Streets. Lessees, Messrs. Sherzer & Zulich; Stage Manager, Mr. Lewis Baker; An American Tragedy To-Night, Thirteenth Night of the American Tragedian and Comedian, Mr. J. E. Murdoch, First 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 (Monday) Evening, Dec. 3, 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 Gloriously Funny Farce of My Fellow Clerk, Tactic, Mr. L. Mestayer ..

Alternate Title:
De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi; My Fellow Clerk
City Museum
Brown's Steam-Power Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philad'a
Miles, George H. (George Henry), 1824-1871. De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi; Playbills -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Specimens; Theaters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Theaters; Playbills
Resource Type:
Specimens; Broadsides; Playbills; Castlists
Physical Description:
1 sheet (1 unnumbered page); 56 x 24.2 cm
Geographic Subject:
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Related Place:
United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Printed area measures 52.9 x 19.6 cm.; Performance date: December 3, 1855.; Print Collection 8 copy is oversize no. 11 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. 11
Playbill and Program Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Philadelphia Theater Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)