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    • Subscriptions for a testimonial to Chas. Kean Esq.

    • Account books; Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Costello, Dudley, 1803-1865; Harris, A. (Augustus), 1825-1873; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875; Phillips, P. Lovell
    • Notebook contains a list of subscribers for a testimonial to Charles Kean. Names are listed under year and month. List includes some notable individuals. Years range from 1859-1862. Next to names are monetary donations with their sum at bottom of...
    • The Kean testimonial

    • Armstead, Henry Hugh, 1828-1905; Candelabra; Gifts; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Lists; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry...
    • Long document contains a list of gifts for Charles Kean. Gifts consist of a vase, two candelabra, four dessert stands, and two illustrations. List also includes an inscription, date of gift presentation, and both the manufacturers and designers who...
    • 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...
    • Shakespeare Jubilee ticket no. 54

    • Columns; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, George, 1723-1779; Odes, English; Oratorios; Parties; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Signatures (Writing); Stratford Jubilee (1769 : Stratford-upon-Avon, England);...
    • Numbered ticket is for David Garrick's Shakespeare Jubilee at Stratford upon Avon on September 6th and 7th of 1769. Tickets allows admission to "The Oratorio. The Dedication Ode. The Ball. And to the Great Booth at the Fireworks." Price of ticket...
    • St. James's hall - the Kean banquet

    • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Coutts & Co.; Dinners and dining; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Pamphlets
    • Pamphlet gives highlights of the banquet held on July 20, 1859 in Charles Kean's honor. Pamphlet includes a list of subscribers who contributed monetary donations to support the creation of the event. Pamphlet contains illegible handwritten...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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;...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Dinner to William Poel program and menu, 1912 December 1

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Menus; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950; Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928; Headlam, Stewart D. (Stewart Duckworth), 1847-1924; Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944; Grein, J. T. (James Thomas), 1862-1935; Brabrook, Edward William, Sir,...
    • Menu and program of events for Dinner for William Poel on December 1 1912. Illustrated by Walter Crane, the menu includes the names of those giving toasts and those on the reception committee.
    • 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...
    • H. W. Manifold telegram to Rogers, 1867 May 31

    • Electric Telegraph Company; Insignia; International Telegraph Company; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letterheads; Signatures (Writing); Surgeons; Tariff Europe; Telegraph
    • Manifold sends a telegram from Liverpool to Rogers at the Theatre Royal to inform him of Charles Kean's illness. Mamfold states that Kean will not be able to act for a period of months. Letter contains secondhand notation. Notation, handwritten at...
    • 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.

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