“Matinee” Organised By Madame Melba And Mr Cyril Maude. Norman Lindsay, Aust.
“Matinee” Organised By Madame Melba And Mr Cyril Maude
“Matinee” Organised By Madame Melba And Mr Cyril Maude
“Matinee” Organised By Madame Melba And Mr Cyril Maude
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“Matinee” Organised By Madame Melba And Mr Cyril Maude

1917. Letterpress and line block programme, 30.3 x 23.6cm. Minor handling creases, scuffing and tears to lower edge.

Text includes “Her Majesty’s [Theatre, Melbourne]. In the presence of the Governor-General (Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson) and the State Governor (Sir Arthur Stanley). In aid of the State War Council’s Amelioration Fund for Wounded Soldiers and their families in want or distress. Tuesday, July 24, 1917. Specially drawn by Norman Lindsay. Note – Everyone taking part in the programme, including the orchestra, has given his or her services gratuitously.”

Process printed photographs of Nellie Melba and Cyril Maude feature on the inside pages. The running programme is listed on the back, and there is a loose paper insert with the printed song ‘A Voice in the Desert’ by Emile Cammaerts. Held in Museum Victoria.

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Item #CL194-115

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