AUCTION 19 | Tuesday, March 11th, 2003 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art

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Lot 12


(Playbill). Niblo’s Garden. “Mr. Wheatley regrets to announce that this is positively the last week of the great tragic Artiste, Miss Bateman, who will appear in the beautiful and thrillingly effective domestic Drama, entitled Leah, the Forsaken. Miss Bateman’s creation of the broken-hearted Jewish Maiden has received unqualified eulogy from the public.” Single leaf. Tall 8vo Not listed by Singerman, but cf. Singerman 1786

Crosby Street: 1863

Est: $1,500 - $2,000
The play, Leah, the Forsaken by Augustin Daly, was arranged from the “Deborah” of Salomon Hermann Mosenthal and written expressly for Miss Bateman. It was first performed at the Howard Atheneaum in Boston on December 8th, 1862