Playbill for Jonson's pastoral play, "The Sad shepherd," a tale of Robin Hood. The playbill contains a brief synopsis of the play, the names of the actors and characters, as well as a section written by Dowden.
Jesus Christ Iconography; Mercers' Company (London, England); Stone carving
Pages appear to be torn from a book. The article discusses the archeological find of an early Renaissance figure of Christ in Mercers' Chapel in London and speculates about its historical significance.
Play-bill for the one performance of "The First Franciscans" by Poel in celebration of the seventh Franciscan centenary. There is a description of the play, some quotes about St. Francis of Assisi, and information about where to purchase tickets.
Arden of Feversham; Theater programs; Edward III (Drama); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; St. George's Hall (London, England)
Program from the presentation of scenes from the two plays Arden of Feversham and Edward III, which are both sometimes attributed to William Shakespeare. The performance is directed by William Poel and produced by the Elizabethan Stage Society. The...
Charles Kean writes Mr. Marston asking him not to reveal the character and setting of the tragedy which Marston is working on and Kean plans to produce. Mr. Marston probably refers to J. Westland Marston.
Shakespearean actors and actresses; Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905; Letters
Irving writes from London, praising rural life and regretting he cannot spend vacation with Wilkins. He discusses Albion Chapel and long working hours. He signs as J.H. Brodribb [Irving's birth name is John Henry Brodribb]. There is cross-writing...