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THEATRE – WWI POW CAMP BILBEIS, EGYPT: 4 Programs for the Theatre Performances of the British at a POW Camp in Bilbeis, Egypt 1919. Zoom



THEATRE – WWI POW CAMP BILBEIS, EGYPT: 4 Programs for the Theatre Performances of the British at a POW Camp in Bilbeis, Egypt 1919.

 


This is an ephemeral set of 4 theatre programs, made in 1919, by the British at the POW camp Bilbeis, Egypt.


Author:
Place and Year: Bilbes, Egypt: 1919.
Technique:
Code: 67727

1. General Base Depot. Programme. The 100 Performance of the “Blue Dragons”.
S.l., s. d. [Bilbeis, 1919]
4° (20,5 x 33 cm / 8.5 x 13 inches): blue mimeographed text (soft folds with a tiny hole on the crossing, tiny tears in margins, very light foxing).
 
2. The Pow-Wow Theatre. Prisoners of War Camp, Belbeis, Tuesday, 16th September 1919 at 8 P. M…. The Camp Party of Black Pow-wow’s in their own adapted version of Nothing but the Truth.
4° (28 x 20,5 cm / 11 x 8.5 inches): [2] printed text on tan paper (small tears in margins, otherwise in a good condition).
The program also includes advertisements such as for the wigs by S. Goldman in Cairo, a liquor store Walker & Vallois in Cairo, military and civilian clothes Davies Bryan & Co., football clothing and accessories Robert Hughes & Co etc.
 
3. Synopsis of Scenes. Act. 1 Interior of the office of Cyrus P. Webber…
Small 4° (24 x 18,5 cm / 9.4 x 7.3 inches): [2] printed text on tan paper (small tears in margins, otherwise in a good condition, possibly missing an outer wrappers with the date of the performance).
The program also includes advertisements such as for the wigs by S. Goldman in Cairo, a liquor store Walker & Vallois in Cairo.
 
4. Programme “The Pow-Wows” concert party. Belbeis. On Thursday, Dec: 11. 1919.
4° (20,5 x 32,5 cm / 8.5 x 12.8 inches): blue mimeographed text (soft folds with a tiny hole on the crossing, tiny tears in margins, very light foxing).
 
The four ephemeral theatre programs were printed in 1919 in Bilbeis (Belbeis), northeast of Cairo in a less known British POW camp on the location of their WWI army base. 
€550.00