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John Hassall

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My Peter Pan Has Grown Up

This has been a busy week for my family and me. My son, Drew, celebrated his engagement to Jessi (who typed one of the chapters in my book for me) with a wonderful party in Yorktown at the Riverside, a lovely restaurant with excellent food. Many friends and relatives I had not seen in years … Continue reading

The Hassle with Hassall

In 1999, after a two-year relationship, Dale asked me if I might consider moving closer to him in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. At the time he owned a very small but beautiful Greek Revival home that was built-in the 1830s while I owned a 1914 house in Norfolk. I put my house on the market in 2000 and started searching for … Continue reading

John Hassall’s Posters at the Duke of York’s Theatre

In 1907, artist John Hassall created a series of posters depicting various scenes from Peter Pan, six of which were sold in the lobby at the Duke of York’s Theatre during its annual run of the play. Inside one of my Pauline Chase programmes from that year I found an insert advertising them. Offered were … Continue reading