||Gilbert and Sullivan Iolante lithograph vintage poster. Museum linen backed. Clear, clean, bright. Grade A condition. Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri, is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It is one of the Savoy Operas and the seventh collaboration of the fourteen between Gilbert and Sullivan. It was first produced in London at the Savoy Theatre, on 25 November 1882, three days after Patience closed, and ran for 398 performances.
Stafford & Co Ltd, Netherfield, Nottinghame and London printers
The poster image features Private Willis in the final scene of Act II just as he has sprouted fairy wings and will soon marry the fairy Queen, Iolanthe, and go away to Fairyland.