First Play Set on a Cattle Ranch, 1883

11 [Cattle] [Meredith, Harry] RANCH 10. Cleveland: William J. Morgan, Lithographers, [ca. 1883] Approximately 22 x 28 inches, backed with linen.

Original lithograph playshow broadside for the first American play to be set on a cattle ranch. Written by Meredith and originally performed at Haverly’s 14th St. Theatre in New York in August, 1882. Yale has a different poster for this play (showing a mob attacking a rancher). Rare.

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