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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Barkly Theatre, Acland St, St Kilda

Barkly Theatre, Acland St, St Kilda

JCW Scene Book 3

JCW Scene Book 3

Kings Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

Kings Theatre, Russell St, Melbourne

Yeomen of the Guard

Yeomen of the Guard

JCW Scene Book 10

JCW Scene Book 10

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

JCW Scene Book 8

JCW Scene Book 8

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

JCW Scene Book 6

JCW Scene Book 6

Trial by Jury

Trial by Jury

JCW Scene Book 1

JCW Scene Book 1