Jesus Christ Iconography; Mercers' Company (London, England); Stone carving
Pages appear to be torn from a book. The article discusses the archeological find of an early Renaissance figure of Christ in Mercers' Chapel in London and speculates about its historical significance.
Poel, William, 1852-1934; Boas, Frederick S. (Frederick Samuel), 1862-1957; Letters; Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; Annuities; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Doctor Faustus; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Jew of Malta
Poel thanks Boas for sending him a copy of the edition of "Dr. Faustus" edited by Boas. He plans to give a reading or performance of another of Marlowe's plays, "The Jew of Malta," and criticizes the interpretation of a recent production of it....
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893; Players (Club); Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Winter, William, 1836-1917; Benedict, E. C. (Elias Cornelius), 1834-1920
Brief article published by Playbill, Incorporated containing a brief biography of the actor Edwin Booth and the history and customs of the Players Club at 16 Gramercy Place, which he founded. The publication also contains advertisements for...
Joanna Baillie, author and playwright, writes Henry Siddons, son of Sarah Siddons, in response to Siddons answer to her 1815 February 6 letter, sending "Glees" she believes appropriate for her play, "The Beacon." Page 4 is a self-cover with a...
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.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860; Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852; Families; Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness a letter of parting mentioning Mr. Butler's witholding of certain letters she received from Lady Byron. The letter contains an embossing. The pages are torn. Page 4 is also a self-cover.
Diseases; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Odes, English
Garrick writes an ode to Lord Spencer entitled "Ode to the Siroccho Wind" as a result of his illness in Naples. In the ode, Garrick urges Lord Spencer to "fly" from Naples and recover in better climes. Ode contains notes by a secondhand.
Shakespearean actors and actresses; Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905; Letters
Irving writes from London, praising rural life and regretting he cannot spend vacation with Wilkins. He discusses Albion Chapel and long working hours. He signs as J.H. Brodribb [Irving's birth name is John Henry Brodribb]. There is cross-writing...