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    • Edmund Kean letter to Charles Matthews

    • Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatre; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Monuments; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Signatures (Writing)
    • Kean tells Mathews in a letter that on the subject of a proposed Shakespeare monument, the Drury Lane Theatre should be included. Kean emphasizes that the rival Covent Garden Company's sole inclusion in the project remains unfair. Letter is dated...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 041 - 059

    • Armin, Robert, fl. 1610; Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Auctions; Bear Garden (London, England); Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Oroonoko; Biography; British Museum; Burbage, Richard, 1567?-1619; Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757; Cibber, Susannah Maria Arne,...
    • Scrapbook section contains pages from an article which describes "the cassolette made from the wood of Shakespeare's Mulberry tree." Article describes the container and includes images of the box's decorative detail. Article also contains a...
    • T. Clark letter to Mr. Smith, 1812 October 10

    • Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Lawyers; Letters; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; Tickets; Watermarks
    • In a letter, Clark requests the lowest price for a free admission ticket to Drury Lane Theatre. Notes that accompany material suggest that the letter is directed to the solicitors of David Garrick's estate. Letter contains postage marks, evidence...
    • Garrick's folly remembered

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Baddeley, Sophia, 1745-1786; Barthélemon, F.-H. (François-Hippolyte), 1741-1808; Barthelemon, Mary, 1749-1799; Bible. N.T.; Birthdays; Bishops; Boswell, James, 1740-1795; Boyce, William, 1711-1779; Choirs...
    • Program provides the readings for a memorial service held for David Garrick's Stratford Jubilee of 1769. The service is held on September 7, 1979 at the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace and the...
    • Charles Kemble letter

    • Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854; Acting; Theaters England; Drury Lane Theatre; Letters
    • Charles Kemble writes an unnamed correspondent saying he has been unwell and that he believes his brother acted as "Timon" at Drury Lane. The letter is pasted to a scrapbook page surrounded by small engravings of the actor in various roles. The...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 064 - 075

    • Auction catalogs; Autographs; Boswell, James, 1740-1795; Docksey, Merrial; Drury Lane Theatre; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Garrick, Peter, 1685-1737; Garrick, Peter, 1710-1795; Glover, Richard, 1712-1785; Johnson,...
    • Section of scrapbook contains pages from a Puttick and Simpson auction catalogue of David Garrick's autographed letters. Catalogue also advertises the availability of autograph letters by other famous people. Pages were assembled by William Upcott.
    • Charles Kean letter to Webster

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882; Tickets; Performances; Drury Lane Theatre; Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867; Letters; Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes Webster requesting tickets for the next evening's performance. Kean also mentions Forster and Stanfield's walk in Regent's Park. The letter is inlaid and contains a watermark. Webster probably refers to Benjamin Webster and...
    • Charles Kean letter to Col. D'Aguilar, 1838 January 27

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; D'Aguilar, G. C. (George Charles), Sir, 1784-1855; Performances; Hamlet (Legendary character); Drury Lane Theatre; Queens; Dramatic criticism; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Postmarks
    • Charles Kean writes Col. D'Aguilar describing the success of "Hamlet" and plans for "Richard III." The letter is torn and contains notations by a second hand. Page 4 is a self-cover with a partial seal and postmarks. The letter contains an...

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