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Postcards : Postcards donated

Item type: Postcards
Archive reference: YMP/L/2
Date/year: 1909, 1950s, 1966
Filed as YMP/L/2 a small mixed collection of postcards donated by David Antill, one from 1909, the York Pageant, the others from early productions of the York Mystery Plays in the Museum Gardens.
A set of eight 1909 postcards was donated by local historian Judy Nicholson; and a different set of eight by YAYAS from a bequest.
Below is a reproduction from Yorkshire Evening Press 22 January 1966 - stored as YMP/F/6.  The newspaper reports this is a copy of a reader's photograph collection of the 1909 pageant and that it is "Queen Anne of Bohemia giving the Yorkshire Toast."  Click here for a cast list of the 1909 performers
1909 pageant-Queen of Bohemia

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