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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • John Baldwin Buckstone letter, 1871 January 10

    • Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879; Embossing (Printing); Signatures (Writing); Genest, John, 1764-1839; Bath (England); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England); Kent (England); Bell, W. L....
    • Buckstone writes to W.L. Bell, Esq. from Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, concerning "Some account of the English stage" and some information that book provided about the actor Edmund Kean's first appearance in "Revenge," a play by Joanna Baillie....
    • Dion Boucicault letter, 1889 November 14

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Haymarket Theatre (London, England); Signatures (Writing); Letters; Plays; Theaters; Theater rehearsals; Theater; Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882; Princess's Theatre (London, England);...
    • Dion Boucicault writes to an 'S. Myher'(?) to inform him of several works he has in rehearsal or preparation: "The Willow Copse" at the Adelphi; "The Regent Orleans" at the Haymarket; "The Sentinel" at the Princess's Theatre; and "A Village Tale"...
    • Garrick jubilee celebrations 1769 - 1969 programme of events

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame; Balls (Parties); British Museum; Cantelo, April; Chatsworth (England); Committees; Concerts; Dance; Digby-Day, Richard; Dinners and dining; Exhibitions; Garrick Club (London, England);...
    • Program "marks the 200th anniversary of the Garrick Jubilee at Stratford-upon-Avon, the first Shakespeare Festival ever held, organized by the famous actor David Garrick in September 1769." Program gives a list of events spanning September 5 to 8,...
    • James Baldwin Buckstone letter, December 1

    • Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879; Signatures (Writing); Lyceum Theatre (London, England); Paddington (London, England)
    • Buckstone writes to Richard Bolton Barton on December 1, year unknown, from Brompton Square to talk about an "order system" that has not yet been adopted by the Lyceum Theatre. He discusses what appears to be a mutual acquaintance, "Jack," and how...
    • George Colman letter, 1798 September 28

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Watermarks; Letters; Postage stamps; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England); Theaters; Haymarket Theatre (London, England); Morton, Thomas, 1764-1838; Aickin, James, -1803; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger writes to James Aickin, actor-manager of Drury Lane. Colman expresses disapproval that Aickin, newly ascended at Drury Lane, did not inform Colam's theater (the Haymarket) about the next day's performance of Morton's "The...
    • An exhibition in praise of David Garrick

    • Batoni, Pompeo, 1708-1787; Biography; British Museum; Carter, George, 1737-1794; Eddison, Robert, 1908-1991; Exhibition catalogs; Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825; Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788; Garrick Club (London, England); Garrick, David, 1717-1779;...
    • Exhibit catalog lists materials and portrays images related to David Garrick. Catalog also includes a biography of Garrick.
    • Edwin Booth letter to Mrs. Boughton

    • Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893; Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905; Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905; Lyceum Theatre (London, England); Princess's Theatre (London, England); Letters; Shakespearean actors and actresses
    • Writing on St. James Hotel stationery, Booth apologizes for his late reply and thanks Boughton for her praise of his work at the Princess's Theatre. He regrets that he is too busy with his engagement at the Lyceum to see her husband, George...
    • Dion Boucicault letter, undated

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906; Copyrights; Plays; Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Embossing (Printing); Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • Dion Boucicault writes to playwright Herman Charles Merivale about a copyright dispute regarding Merivale's play, "Forget-me-Not." Boucicault is outraged over an article in the Times that justified Lucy Ward's production in London. According to...
    • Charles Kemble letter

    • Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854; Acting; Theaters England; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England) ; 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...
    • George Colman letter, 1802 October 23

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Haymarket Theatre (London, England); Actors; Watermarks; Letters; Theaters; Theater; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger, writes to a Mr. Matthews (apparently comic actor Charles Matthews), inviting him for an engagement with Colman's company at Haymarket Theatre. Letter bears a watermark, and has an attached slip with the recipient's name...
    • David Garrick - a bicentenary exhibition

    • Adam, James, d. 1794; Adam, Robert, 1728-1792; Biography; British Library; British Museum; Brown, Lancelot, 1716-1783; Capell, Edward, 1713-1781; Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatrical Fund; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria,...
    • Publication of the British Library contains a biography of David Garrick, actor and theatre manager. Biography also tells of Garrick's contribution to theatre and donation of valuable materials to the British Museum. Pamphlet is for an exhibit open...

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