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    • Charles Kean letter

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Drawing; Lear, King (Legendary character); Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking him for scenic sketches of "King Lear" for his book. The unnamed correspondent may be his scene designer, Mr. Lloyds. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks.
    • Thomas L. Ternan letter to J. Reeve, 1833 July 4

    • Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Death; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Poetry; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Ternan, Mrs. (Thomas), 1802-1873
    • Thomas L. Ternan writes to J. Reeve on the topic of the recent publication of "Monody on the death of Edmund Kean." He asks Reeves to "dispose of them, amongst those members of 'The Adelphi' who 'mourn the dimming of our shining star.'" Thomas L....
    • 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...
    • William Etty letter to W. C. Macready

    • Etty, William, 1787-1849; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Invitation; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • William Etty writes W. C. Macready declining an invitation because he is pressed for time and says he will not be going to see "Coriolanus." W. C. Macready probably refers to William Charles Macready. The letter contains an embossing.
    • Alfred Wigan letter, 1854 January 28

    • Wigan, Alfred, 1814-1878; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Checks; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • Alfred Wigan writes an unnamed correspondent acknowledging the receipt of two checks and says he is glad to hear of "a good account of Mr. Kean." The page 4 scan was rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks. ...
    • David Garrick exhibit catalog

    • Actors; Bookplates; Embossing (Printing); Exhibition catalogs; Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle, 1905-1969; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Library bookplates; Library cards; Portraits; Stanford University
    • Catalog contains a list of David Garrick items presented in an exhibit by Ifan Kryle Fletcher. Title page gives birth and death dates for Garrick. Items were on exhibit in London January 20 - 28, 1939. Catalog contains the bookplate of Stanford...
    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 May 29

    • Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Hotels; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Telegraph; Watermarks
    • In a letter, Ivy tells Mr. Rogers that Charles Kean has become very ill and will not be able to perform in the theatre for a period of months. Ivy also hints that he sent an earlier telegram with same news. Letter contains a small embossing on the...
    • C. Stanfield letter to Mrs. Macready

    • Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Health; Imitation in art; Performances; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • C. Stanfield writes Mrs. Macready informing her of his wife's health and asks that she accept portfolios of imitations of his last year's sketches. Stanfield rejoices in the success of "Coriolanus" and asks that she send his regards to her...
    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 May 31

    • Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Hotels; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Physicians; Signatures (Writing); Telegraph
    • John Ivy writes to J. Rogers about Charles Kean's illness and inability to perform on the stage or travel as a result. Ivy requests a meeting with Rogers and Mrs. Kean to discuss the matter. Letter contains a small embossing on the top left corner...
    • H. L. Bulwer letter to Mr. Macready

    • Dalling and Bulwer, Henry Lytton Bulwer, Baron, 1801-1872; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Tickets; Christmas; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • H. L. Bulwer writes Mr. Macready on Christmas day, thanking him for his letter and ticket, and and sends his well-wishes for the new year. Mr. Macready probably refers to William Charles Macready. The letter contains an embossing. The letter is...
    • Hugh Doherty letter, 1825 July 1

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Newspapers; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter, Doherty urges an unnamed correspondent to talk with Edmund Kean about a letter which, if published in the newspaper, would enhance Kean's image in the public eye. In a postscript, Doherty states his close affiliation with the...
    • C. Kean letter, 1859 October 12

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Theaters; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • C. Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking for a three night engagement in January. In the postscript, Kean writes about his success at Exeter. C. Kean refers to Charles Kean. The unnamed correspondent may be the manager of Sheffield...
    • Ellen Kean letter to Martha Tree

    • Embossing (Printing); Envelopes (Stationery); Ice on rivers, lakes, etc.; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Passenger ships; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Street addresses; Tree, Miss
    • Ellen Kean writes to her sister Martha, called "Hetty" in the letter, to give her updates on her travel to Pittsburg then Cincinnati. Ellen tells Martha of their current situation in which the ship on which she is a passenger is trapped by the ice...
    • Ellen Kean letter to Mrs. Talfourd

    • Children; Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Gardens; Gossip; Letters; Performances; Sealing-wax; Signatures (Writing)
    • Ellen Kean writes a casual letter to a Mrs. Talfourd about various topics which include her children's illness, the landscape of Wardie Brae, the Surrey Zoological Garden, theatre business, and London gossip. First page contains two separate parts...

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