The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook

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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The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 6

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 6

JCW Scene Book 2

JCW Scene Book 2

Yeomen of the Guard

Yeomen of the Guard

The Pajama Game

The Pajama Game

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 2

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 2

The Mikado

The Mikado

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 7

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 7

Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Trial by Jury

Trial by Jury

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 3

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 3

Kings Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

Kings Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 1

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook – Part 1

Barkly Theatre, Acland St, St Kilda

Barkly Theatre, Acland St, St Kilda

JCW Scene Book 1

JCW Scene Book 1

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Comedy Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

Comedy Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne