Poel, William, 1852-1934; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Letters; Envelopes (Stationery); Stratford-on-Avon (England : District); Theaters England
Poel writes of his dream to build an Elizabethan playhouse in Stratford-on-Avon. He also mentions his upcoming lecture on the disappearing art of the actor. The envelope is addressed to Green-Armytage in Bath.
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...
Irving, writing from Romford, England, lists his reasons for leaving Thacker & Co., explains why he entered the acting profession, and describes his first roles. The letter cross-written on one page: page 5 is written horizontally across page 1.