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    • 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...
    • David Garrick letter to Captain Edward Thompson

    • Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812; Dueling; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Kenrick, W. (William), 1725?-1779; Letters; Newspapers; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Sex scandals; Signatures (Writing); Thompson, Edward, 1738?-1786; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes a long letter to Captain Thompson on various topics. Topics include a future meeting, the manners of a Mr. Foote, a potential duel with a William Kenrick, money, and Thompson's family. Postscript tells of Isaac Bickerstaff's recent...
    • The Kean testimonial

    • Armstead, Henry Hugh, 1828-1905; Candelabra; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Dinners and dining; Gifts; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Lists; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it; Shakespeare, William,...
    • Clipping describes the happenings of the Kean testimonial banquet at St. James Hall. Clipping relates highlights of the event and describes the gifts Charles Kean received in honor for his contribution to British theatre.
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Ellen Kean letter to Fanny Rose

    • Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Performances; Retirement; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Ellen Kean writes to Fanny Rose about her personal life. She describes her illness and how it affected her stage work. She also gives a short account of her husband, Charles Kean, and a recent theatre performance. She contemplates retirement and...

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