Playbill design for Robinson Crusoe
Pen and ink
'LYCEUM THEATRE / LESSEE HENRY IRVING / OSCAR BARRETT'S / PANTOMIME / ROBINSON CRUSOE / BOOK / OF / WORDS / PRICE ONE SHILLING'
Drawing, playbill design for Oscar Barrett's Pantomime Robinson Crusoe, performed at the Lyceum theatre in London between 26/12/1895-22/02/1896 with Alice Brookes in the title role. The drawing features the character of Friday supplicating at Robinson Crusoe's feet, while the latter leans over him holding a gun in one hand. The backround features a red sun set over a beach with palm trees.