The John Riley/Fred Hailes Scrapbook contains theatrical and musical items including engravings, photographs, newspaper cuttings, and entrance tickets. The scrapbook was compiled between the 1830s and 1917 by at least two people, circus performer John Riley (c.1819-1911), and journalist  Fred Hailes (c.1852-1917). The ‘scraps’ are pasted on 309 pages of an international trade book.

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My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

The Chalk Garden

The Chalk Garden

Barkly Theatre, Acland St, St Kilda

Barkly Theatre, Acland St, St Kilda

Comedy Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

Comedy Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

JCW Scene Book 7

JCW Scene Book 7

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

JCW Scene Book 10

JCW Scene Book 10

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

JCW Scene Book 8

JCW Scene Book 8

JCW Scene Book 3

JCW Scene Book 3

Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

JCW Scene Book 4

JCW Scene Book 4