Friston, David Henry (illus).
London. Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, 04-25- 1885.
Wood engraving of scenes from the opera "Nadeshda" by Arthur Goring Thomas first produced at Drury Lane in April 1885; it proved to be Thomas' most critically praised creation. The engraving, from the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of April 25, 1885 is on a sheet size 15 3/4 x 11 inches. Very light spotting in left margin; overall good clean condition. The artist, David Henry Friston, would gain fame in 1887 for the first illustrations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Item #53346