Miss Carrie Moore as Prince Rudolph, in Cinderella
Adelphi Theatre, 1908/9
The chorus in this scene are dressed as London Motor Cabs, with 'For Hire' flags displayed, the fare reading £2. 1s 6p. They also have hoods to cover their upholstery, and horns which they doubtless sounded during this dance routine! The emergence of the motor cab in 1904/5 might help to date this photograph, as the 'taxi' would have been a novelty exploited by the pantomime writers.
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