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Florence Smithson in The Mousmé

December 26, 2012

Florence Smithson (1884-1936), Welsh actress and soprano, as O Hana San in the musical play The Mousmé,

Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 9 September 1911, from a contemporary poster by David Allen & Sons Ltd, London and Belfast

This colour halftone postcard was published by David Allen & Sons Ltd of London and Belfast, based on the firm’s design for a poster featuring a portrait of Florence Smithson for the musical play The Mousmé, which was produced at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 9 September 1911. The design for the poster was inspired by a photograph by Foulsham & Banfield of London.

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