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Past Exhibition of the Month - May 2011

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The Princess (Olympic Theatre, 1870) was Gilbert’s first parody of Tennyson’s narrative poem of 1847.  He returned to the subject in the Savoy opera Princess Ida in 1884. Engraving from the Illustrated London News, 29 January 1870.

The Princess (Olympic Theatre, 1870) was Gilbert’s first parody of Tennyson’s narrative poem of 1847. He returned to the subject in the Savoy opera Princess Ida in 1884. Engraving from the Illustrated London News, 29 January 1870.

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