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    • Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kean as King John and Lady Constance

    • Bookplates; Constance, Duchess of Brittany, 1161-1201; Costumes and clothes; Crowns; Engraving; John, King of England, 1167-1216; Johnson, Fry & Co.; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Performances; Regalia (Insignia);...
    • Decorated portrait shows Charles and Ellen Kean in costume as King John and Lady Constance. Lines from the play "King John," Act 2, Scene 1 appear at the bottom. Embellishments and scenes from the play encircle the portrait as decoration.
    • 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...
    • David Garrick - a lecture by Victor Lucas

    • British Library; Costumes and clothes; Exhibitions; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Lectures and lecturing; Lucas, Victor; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear
    • Flier advertises a lecture on David Garrick given by Victor Lucas at the British Library. Dates of lecture are November 30, 1979 to May 11, 1980. Flier contains an image of Garrick in the character of King Lear.
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 011 - 040

    • Abington, Mrs. (Frances Barton), 1737-1815; Actors; Aickin, James, d. 1803; Apologizing; Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Baddeley, Sophia, 1745-1786; Bell, John, 1745-1831; Biography; Centlivre, Susanna, 1667?-1723; Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757;...
    • Pages consist of news articles on or written by David Garrick. Pages were collected by Garrick and assembled by William Upcott. Collection of pages include two images of Garrick in theatrical costume. Some articles contain handwritten note that...
    • Playbill for "The Coxcomb", 1898

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616. Plays; Fletcher, John, 1579-1625; Elizabethan Stage Society
    • Playbill for Beaumont and Fletcher's comedy, "The Coxcomb." The playbill includes the names of the actors as well as some information about aspects of the performance such as the authorship, the revival, the music, and the costumes.
    • Playbill for "Comedy of Errors", 1895

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors; Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940
    • Playbill for Shakespeare's play, "Comedy of errors." The playbill includes the names of the actors and musicians as well as some information about aspects of the performance such as the division of acts, costumes, and a note on the Queen's Prayer....
    • Arden of Feversham and Edward III program, 1897 July 9

    • 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...
    • Sarah Siddons letter to Lady Perceval

    • Health; Fires; Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Combe, Cecilia, 1794-1868; Covent Garden Theatre; Letters
    • Sarah Siddons writes Lady Perceval, godmother to her daughter, Cecilia, with concern for the health of Mrs. Soame, Lady Perceval's aunt, and recommends a prescription to ease her discomfort. Siddons comments on the 1808 destruction of Covent...
    • Twelfth Night program, 1897 February

    • Elizabethan Stage Society; Poel, William, 1852-1934; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night; Theater programs; Middle Temple (London, England)
    • Theatre program of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," directed by William Poel and performed in the Middle Temple hall, where Twelfth Night was first performed in 1601. It contains the names of the cast, information about the play's costumes...
    • Playbill for "The Merchant of Venice", 1898

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice; Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940
    • Playbill for Shakespeare's play, "The merchant of Venice," being performed at St. George's Hall, London. The playbill contains the names of the actors and characters, two reviews, as well as part of a paper on the play's dramatic treatment on...
    • Playbill for "The Duchess of Malfi," 1892

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Independent Theatre Society; Grein, J. T. (James Thomas), 1862-1935; New Shakspere Society (Great Britain); Webster, John, 1580?-1625? Duchess of Malfi
    • Playbill for Webster's tragedy "The Duchess of Malfi," directed by Grein and re-arranged for the modern stage by Poel. The playbill lists the acts, the actors, the various people working behind the scenes, and also includes a small description of...
    • The Alchemist program, 1902 July

    • Theater programs; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. Alchemist; Elizabethan Stage Society; Poel, William, 1852-1934; Royal Aquarium (Great Britain)
    • Program for Ben Jonson's "The Alchemist," directed by William Poel and presented by the Elizabethan Stage Society at the Imperial Theatre attached to the Royal Aquarium. The program contains the names of the 1902 cast and the casts from earlier...
    • Playbill for "The Sad Shepherd", 1898

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637; Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913; Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940
    • 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.

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