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2005/25/6 Posters (13), theatre, paper / cardboard, various makers, used by Palace Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1969. Click to enlarge.

Collection of posters used by the Palace Theatre Sydney

Made
  • 1961-1969
This group of posters is a graphic record of stage productions at the Palace Theatre at 261 Pitt St Sydney. The Palace Theatre was built by George Adams next to his hotel with the Marble Bar and opened in 1896. During the 1960s it was home to a thriving, non-subsidised circuit run by various organizations including the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. These posters feature local productions of overseas shows. The posters pre-date the rise of vernacular Australian drama in the late 1960s …

Summary

Object No.

2005/25/6

Object Statement

Posters (13), theatre, paper / cardboard, various makers, used by Palace Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1969

Physical Description

Posters (13), theatre, paper / cardboard, various makers, used by Palace Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1969

Collection of thirteen assorted paper and cardboard posters used to promote performances at the Palace Theatre, Sydney. Posters include, 'Little Mary Sunshine', 'The Secretary Bird', 'The Glass Menagerie', 'The One Day of the Year', 'A Taste of Honey', three versions of 'Lock Up Your Daughters', 'Nina', 'Saint Joan', 'A Man for All Seasons', 'Boeing Boeing' and 'Come Blow Your Horn'.

Marks

No marks.

Production

Made

  • 1961-1969

Notes

The posters were made and used in Australia between 1961-1969. The 'The One Day of the Year' and 'A Taste of Honey' posters were designed by Hughes. The 'Saint Joan' poster was designed by David Copping. Other designers and printers are unknown.

History

Notes

The posters were used by Palace Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia between 1961-1969.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2005

Acquisition Date

17 January 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

Collection of posters used by the Palace Theatre Sydney 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/348037>

Wikipedia

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