Scene from "The Lady of Lyons" at the Haymarket Theatre, 1845. London stage production of "The Lady of Lyons; or, Love and Pride", a romantic melodrama written in 1838 by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton. '...the First Scene of the Second Act...Claude Melnotte (Mr. Anderson), pretending to be the Prince of Como, is speaking to Pauline (Miss Helen Fawcit) of his imaginary Palace...'. From "Illustrated London News", 1845, Vol VII.
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