The Maid with the Milking Pail
The Maid with the Milking Pail is a comic drama, in one act, by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879).
The original text
First performed at the Haymarket Theatre and the Adelphi Theatre, London, in 1852 and the National Theatre, Boston in 1854. Published by T.H. Lacy, London, in [1853?], and in Boston by W.V. Spencer, [1857?]
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1862: Performed in the Theatre Royal in Harrington Street, Cape Town, by the Clara Tellett, with Temptation (Townsend) on 3 July, and a dance by Mrs Brazier.
1867: Performed in the Theatre Royal in Harrington Street, Cape Town, on 3 October by the Le Roy and Duret Company, with Camilla's Husband (Watts), a "Fancy Dance" by Miss Clara and the song "Pilgrim of Love" sung by D'Arcy Read.
Facsimile version of the 1853 text by Lacy, Hathi Trust Digital Library
Facsimile version of the 1857 text by Spencer, Hathi Trust Digital Library
F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 230
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