"The New Burlesque — An Undress Rehearsal" from The Graphic, 1871 and identified by John Hollingshead as a rehearsal for Thespis in his Gaiety Chronicles. Probably a rehearsal for the Ballet in Act II.
From the Penny Illustrated for 30 December 1871. Part of a composite drawing illustrating several Christmas entertainments. Thespis has just arrived on Olympus.
From The Illustrated London News for 6 January 1872.
A scene near the end of Act I.
From The Graphic for 10 February 1872.
A scene from Act II.