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2005/25/10 Posters (3), theatre, paper, various makers, used by The Music Hall, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1974. Click to enlarge.

Posters (3), theatre, paper, various makers, used by The Music Hall, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1974

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1961-1974.

These posters document three stage productions at The Music Hall theatre restaurant in Neutral Bay, Sydney. George and Lorna Miller opened The Music Hall in a converted cinema in 1961. The stalls were filled with dining tables that could seat 500. The waiters wore moustaches and Edwardian costumes while they served a three-course dinner. The Music Hall provided a light-hearted contrast to Sydney’s more serious theatrical productions and harked back to a dying form of musical comedy and burlesque...

Summary

Object No.

2005/25/10

Object Statement

Posters (3), theatre, paper, various makers, used by The Music Hall, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1974

Physical Description

Posters (3), theatre, paper, various makers, used by The Music Hall, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1974

Three paper posters used to promote performances at the The Music Hall Restaurant, Sydney. Posters include, 'Lady Audley's Secret', 'The Face at the Window' and 'East Lynne'.

Marks

No marks.

Production

Notes

The posters were made and used in Australia between 1961-1974. The designer was Brian Edward Walter Smith. The printer is unknown.

Made

Australia, Oceania 1961-1974

History

Notes

The posters were used by The Music Hall, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia between 1961-1974.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2005

Acquisition Date

18 January 2005

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Posters (3), theatre, paper, various makers, used by The Music Hall, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1974 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 April 2019, <https://ma.as/348041>

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