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Gems is the title given to programme of excerpts from eight plays from her repertoire, presented by the British actress Ada Ward in the Athenaeum Hall, Cape Town, on 18 September, 1878, while in South Africa. This was done as part of a benefit for Ward by the Smith and Thatcher Company.

See also the entry on Ada Ward


D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.372

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