Royal Duchess Theatre,
Balham High Road, south London, circa 1902
This photogravure postcard, photographer and publisher unknown, series 19662, shows the Royal Duchess Theatre, a music hall, at Balham, south London, at the time of the celebrations for the coronation of Edward VII in 1902. The main turns on the theatre's posters are J. Woodward's sea lions and seals, and the comedienne Daisy James (1885?-1940). Sousa's Band is also advertised. For further information, see arthurlloyd.co.uk.
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© John Culme, 2008