Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940; Letters; Archer, William, 1856-1924
Writing from London, Lawrence discusses his last letter, Archer's thoughts on his manuscript, and the time of day Elizabethan plays were staged. He also asks for Archer's opinion on what to do with the manuscript.
Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Invitation; Chapman, George, 1559?-1634. Conspiracie and tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron, Marshall of France; Royalty Theatre (1840-1938)
Invitation for Green-Armytage to attend the dress rehearsal of the revival of George Chapman's "The Conspiracy & Tragedy of Lord Charles, Duke of Byron," at the Royalty Theatre in London on July 14, 1929.
Actors; Cathcart, James Faucit, 1828-1902; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Princess's Theatre (London, England); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth; Watermarks;...
Kean writes a long letter to actor James F. Cathcart to address his actions during the theater company's on tour in Australia and the United States. Kean describes his past relationship with Cathcart and admonishes Cathcart for his behavior. The...
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Furness asking him to give a copy of the enclosed note to Mr. Butler. Mr. Gerhard and Mr. Meredith advise this course. Page 2 is a self-cover. The page 2 scan was rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise.
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...
Mrs. Henry Siddons, daughter-in-law of Sarah Siddons, writes her daughter a family letter mentioning a package from India, Willie's birthday, Arthur's trip to India, and other matters. The letter contains notations by a second hand.
Artists; Carriages and carts; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Signatures (Writing)
Kean sends a short letter to a Mr. Smith to let him know that he has arranged a carriage to pick up Smith and a female group the next evening. Kean informs Smith that they will then talk about "the Artist." The letter is dated Wednesday, June 10th.
Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Two gentlemen of Verona
Playbill for Shakespeare's play, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona." The playbill includes the names of the actors and musicians as well as some information about aspects of the performance such as the costumes, the music and the pronounciation.
Charles Kean writes Lady Bulwer from Dublin expressing gratitude for her gifts and kindnesses and describes his successful Dublin engagement. Page 4 is a self-cover and contains a partial seal. The letter contains a watermark and postmark.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Drawing; Lear, King (Legendary character); Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking him for scenic sketches of "King Lear" for his book. The unnamed correspondent may be his scene designer, Mr. Lloyds. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks.
Gore, Mrs. (Catherine Grace Frances), 1799-1861; Bartley, Sarah, 1783-1850; Letters; Westminster, Robert Grosvenor, Marquis of, 1767-1845; Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831; Noah, M. M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851
Fanny Morres Gore and her daughter Catherine write from London to Bartley in America, inquiring after her new situation and her family and commenting on the doings of mutual acquaintances. She mentions how they will soon be obliged to move due to...
Playbill for Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," to be performed in St. George's hall. The playbill includes the names of the actors and musicians, information about The Elizabethan stage Society, as well as some information about aspects of the...
L. Macdonald writes a poem from Edinburgh to Mrs. Sarah Siddons extolling her abilities, virtues, and charms. L. Macdonald may be Lawrence Macdonald, a Scottish sculptor. The letter is torn and held together by tape.
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness asking him to direct his attention to the "game which is being played" against her and the manner in which her children are "being strained from the poor hold" she has upon them. She discusses the...
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness accepting his proposed answer to Mr. Butler and apologizing for her informal note of the day before. The pages are torn. Page 2 is a self-cover with a partial seal. The page 2 scan was rotated...
Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Tickets; Watermarks
In his letter, Bishop requests "two orders, or tickets" to see Edmund Kean perform. The recipient of the letter is not named. Letter contains handwritten notations on Kean and Bishop. Letter contains the watermark of "W. D. Wells 1823."
Artist Thomas Gainsborough writes a friendly letter to David Garrick on his activities and interactions with various persons. Letter contains what may be a wax seal. Image four scan has been rotated 90 degrees to the right.