# 41156

[GERALD, Maurice]

[HOLBROOK] School of Arts, Germanton … Maurice Gerald’s Famous Dramatic Company … Conn, the Shaughraun.

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Germanton [i.e. Holbrook], N.S.W. : “The Courier” office, [circa 1908]. Broadsheet, 220 x 140 mm, printed on both sides, verso with lithographed portraits of Maurice Gerald (acror-manager) and Miss Maud Philippi (actor); loss to upper corner (marginal only), old fold lines.

Maurice Gerald’s Dramatic Company toured extensively throughout Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania and New Zealand from the mid 1890s and well into the twentieth century. This separately issued advertising flyer dates to around 1908, as a review of the company’s production of Conn, the Shaughraun at the Cootamundra Town Hall appeared in the Cootamundra Herald, 22 February 1908, along with reproductions of the same portraits which are printed on the verso of the broadsheet.