Posters: London classical music concerts including the Royal Albert Hall, 1940s-1950s. a group of three posters. comprises: Royal Albert Hall, Beethoven Festival Concert, The Favil Press Limited, (1944). a concert held to aid service-men's wives in Queen Charlotte's Hospital, Whit Sunday May 28, 1944, the National Symphony Orchestra (specially augmented to 100 players), Conductor Basil Cameron, Soloists Joan Hammond and Ida Haendel, loose sheet, 81.5 x 52cm;
Royal Albert Hall, Harold Holt Presents, A Delius Memorial Concert, The Favil Press, Limited, (1944). a concert held in conjunction with the Delius Trustees, Tuesday June 6th, 1944, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor Sir Adrian Boult, Soloists Swales Atkinson, Katherine Goodson and B.B.C. Choral Society, Conductor Leslie Woodgate, loose sheet, 76 x 50.3cm;
Royal Empire Society concert. The Assembly Hall, Northumberland Avenue, WC2. The Favil Press, Limited, (c. 1950s). a concert held in aid of the administration expense of Dominion Services and Students Hospitality Scheme, Lady Francis Ryder and Miss MacDonald of the Isles, artists: Veronica Mansfield, Baritone Tomasini, Marjorie Alexander, Cecelia Keating and Hubert Dawkes, the programme included Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, and works by Handel, Verdi, Chopin and others, loose sheet 76 x 50.5cm.
Provenance: Royston Cooper. (1931-1985). balloonist, artist, designer, and typographer, by descent from the family of Royston Cooper to the present owner. (Qty 3)
1. ROYAL ALBERT HALL, Beethoven Festival Concert, The Favill Press Ltd., (1944) - creasing mostly to lower portion of the poster, fold crease to top edge, with edge nicks top and lower edge, three clean edge tears to lower centre edge. lower r.h. corner and lower r.h edge (approx. 5cm), another to top centre edge (approx. 10cm), a few light marks and toning mostly to edges, o/w. bright and clean.
2. ROYAL ALBERT HALL, Harold Holt Presents, A Delius Memorial Concert, The Favill Press, (1944). folded at top edge with three clean edge tears (approx. 2cm.) two further clean edge tears to top l.h and lower r.h edges, (approx. 3cm), some creasing to edges.
3. ROYAL EMPIRE SOCIETY CONCERT. The Assembly Hall, Northumberland Avenue, WC2. The Favil Press, (c. 1950s) - some minor creasing, lower l.h. corner folded over with a small clean edge tear, o/w. clean and bright.
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