Dick Whittington (S) Miscellaneous Advertising Poster


Genre: Miscellaneous
Artist: Anonymous Artists
Year Printed: c. 1930s-40s
Size: 19.5 x 26.5 inches
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original lithograph poster: DICK WHITTINGTON. Mounted on acid free archival linen. A pantomime is a uniquely British form of theatre entertainment, usually performed around New Year. Usually it tells a fairy tale, but in the case of Dick Whittington there is some truth to the story. Richard Whittington was a rich merchant and philanthropist, who came from a wealthy family in Gloucestershire. He was born sometime round 1350, and he did marry Alice Fitzwarren. He became Lord Mayor of London three times (in 1397, 1406 and 1419) before his death in 1423. There is no evidence that he ever had a cat! Rats are probably included as the villains in the story because they carried the Black Death, or Bubonic Plague, so they caused a lot of fear. This play has been preformed since 1605, and first became a pantomime in 1814. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professional acid-free conservation mounted and in very good condition. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. The Vintage Poster has been working with collectors around the world helping them with their original vintage poster collections. Our posters come with a . We stand behind the description and condition of the vintage posters shown on the website. The Vintage Poster is an IVPDA certified vintage poster dealer. Available online to you 24/7. Consider The Vintage Poster your expert resource for your antique posters. You will be glad you did! We are glad to assist you. Our current inventory is online and is updated frequently. To purchase, simply add the item(s) to your cart and check out. They will be delivered to your door. Your satisfaction is guaranteed! #poster.guru

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