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    • A dramatic sketch, managers room: Hamlet adapted to the times

    • Authors; Busts; Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824; Caricatures and cartoons; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Lithography; Oxenford, John, 1812-1877; Princess's Theatre (London, England); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Shakespeare,...
    • Print depicts a manager at a desk between busts of Lord Byron and William Shakespeare. A broken bust can be seen on the floor in front of the desk. A manager speaks to an author about payment. Dialogue between them can be seen at bottom of print....
    • Charles Kean letter to Mr. Donne, 1860 March 25

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831; Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Theater; Letters; Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes Mr. Donne discussing his admiration for Mrs. Siddons and John P. Kemble, his dislike for Macready, his belief in the value of the Royal Theatricals, his own role as a pioneer in the theatre, and his plans for the future. Mrs....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • M. Macklin letter, 1773 March 20

    • Macklin, Maria, ca. 1733-1781; Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797; Benefit performances; Covent Garden Theatre; Letters; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Watermarks
    • M. Macklin writes her father from London asking that he attend her benefit. She claims that she would be the joke of both theatres, particularly Covent Garden, if he did not attend. In the post script, she updates her father on Woodward House and...
    • David Garrick letter to George Garrick, 1772

    • Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, George, 1723-1779; Letters; Plays; Signatures (Writing); Upcott, William, 1779-1845; Watermarks; Women singers
    • David Garrick writes to George Garrick about a play and its potential cast. Letter contains a faint watermark and a note alleged to be written by William Upcott in 1840. Image four scan has been rotated 90 degrees to the right.
    • Edmund Kean letter to Mr. Budd, 1831 February 10

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Postmarks; Sale of business enterprises; Signatures (Writing); Theaters; Theatre Royal (Richmond upon Thames, London, England); Watermarks
    • In a letter to a Mr. Budd, Kean presents himself as a potential buyer of the Theatre Royal Richmond. He gives his qualifications as a person experienced in theatre and admits that as an actor he is "weary of scampering about his majesties...

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