Postcard of the week ending
Saturday, 13 February 2010

Florence Smithson (1884-1936),
Welsh actress and singer,
as O Hana San in the musical play The Mousmé,
Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 9 September 1911,
from a contemporary poster by David Allen & Sons Ltd, London and Belfast

Florence Smithson in <I>The Mousmé</I>

design for a poster by David Allen & Sons of London and Belfast with
Florence Smithson as O Hana San in The Mousmé,
Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 9 September 1911

(based on a photo by Foulsham & Banfield, London, 1911)

This colour halftone postcard was published by David Allen & Sons Ltd of London and Belfast, based on the firm's design for a poster featuring a portrait of Florence Smithson for the musical play The Mousmé, which was produced at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 9 September 1911.

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