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    • Edmund Kean letter to Mr. Sims, 1832 February

    • Biography; Costumes and clothes; Death; Engraving; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Portraits; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III; Watermarks
    • Edmund Kean writes in the third person to a Mr. Sims to tell him that he "has no objection to subscribe to the Dramatic Censors" and that Sims "is at Liberty to put his name on the list." Letter contains a handwritten notation by a second hand...
    • Edmund Kean poem with book and binder

    • Book spines; Bookplates; Brenon, Herbert, 1880-1958; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Latin language; Mistresses; Nash, John Henry, 1871-1947; Poetry; Watermarks; Wilke, William Hancock
    • Materials consist of a poem with box and tri-fold binder. Letter is attributed to Edmund Kean and, according to the binder, describes his experiences with Ophelia Benjamin, a woman with whom he lived on the Isle of Bute. The poem shows Kean's...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Jack Hughes

    • Envelopes (Stationery); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Kean writes a letter in a appeal to Jack Hughes, a close friend of Kean, to advise him. Kean says that he is "damnably disfigured." Letter contains watermark of "G. & R. Turner." Letter contains a hole and has been previously folded so that it...
    • Edmund Kean letter to William Loveday

    • Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Plays; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; Watermarks
    • Kean writes to Loveday amicably to request that he "send Ryley's play up immediately." Letter contains stamps for postage and a wax seal. Letter also contains a watermark from "J. Green 1817." Last page contains faded handwritten notations and has...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Jack Hughes

    • Boars; Debt; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Performances; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Watermarks
    • Kean writes to Hughes, a close friend of Kean, about his performance schedule. Kean ends the letter with a reference to money he owes and wishes to pay back. Date on letter is March 27th. Frayed letter contains postmarks for "Glasgow" and a wax...
    • Mary Kean bank draft, 1826 May 1

    • Banks and banking; Coutts & Co.; Drafts; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Kean, Mary, 1779-1849; Signatures (Writing)
    • Bank draft issued by Coutts and Company sends £126 to Mary Kean from the bank account of Edmund Kean. After their divorce, Edmund Kean sent his wife yearly funds. Draft signed by Mary Kean. Document has been torn in places.
    • Mary Kean bank draft, 1826 November 1

    • Banks and banking; Coutts & Co.; Drafts; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Kean, Mary, 1779-1849; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Embellished bank draft issued by Coutts and Company sends £126 to Mary Kean from the bank account of Edmund Kean. After their divorce, Edmund Kean sent his wife yearly funds. Draft signed by Mary Kean. Document contains a punched out hole and a...
    • E. W. poem to Edmund Kean, 1830 July 12

    • Autographs; Daughters; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Poetry; Scrapbooks; Signatures (Writing); Travel; Watermarks
    • Poem written by E. W. laments Edmund Kean's departure for the United States and requests that the actor give his "autograph of genius" for his daughter's scrapbook. Letter shows creases from folding and contains a watermark. Second image has been...
    • Catalogue of the library of Charles Kean and Edmund Kean

    • Auction catalogs; Autographs; Engraving; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Kean, Mary; Letters; Relics; Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge; Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge. Catalogues of sales
    • Materials consist of a copy of an auction catalog "of the library of the late Charles Kean," and "valuable autograph letters, engravings and relics, of his father Edmund Kean." Catalog includes a numbered list of items to be sold. Catalog notes...
    • Edmund Kean memorial service program, 1983 May 15

    • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750; Blake, William, 1757-1827; Choirs (Music); Church buildings; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834; Death; Donne, John, 1572-1631; Gascoigne, Bamber; Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830; Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859; Hymns;...
    • Program contains details of a memorial service for the hundred year anniversary of Edmund Kean's death. The Society for Theatre Research presents the memorial service at the Richmond Parish Church and includes hymns, readings by Ben Kingsley, and...
    • I. Tayleure letter to Charles Kean

    • Autographs; Gout; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Playbills; Portraits; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Tayleure writes to Kean about a collection of letters and other materials related to his father, Edmund Kean. Tayleure mentions the monetary value of certain letters and sends materials to Kean to propose a sale. Tayleure adds a postscript about...
    • Arena Stage 30 - Kean -

    • Actors; Advertising; Arena Stage Associates; Arena Stage (Organization : Washington, D.C.); Contributions, Charitable; Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Lemaître, Frédérick, 1800-1876; Living Stage Theatre Company; Mercedes...
    • Theatre program for Arena Stage's production of "Kean:" a play written by Jean-Paul Sartre based on the original by Alexandre Dumas. The play has been translated into English by Frank Hauser and is directed by Martin Fried. Program includes...
    • Receipt

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Receipt for Edmund Kean acknowledges the acceptance of fifty pounds and thirteen shillings owed to Thomas Mitchell. Document contains an embossing as well as a watermark that reads: "Receipt."

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