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Title Dramatic Annals: Critiques on Plays and Performances. Vol 1. 1741-1785. Collected by John Nixon
Author Sheridan, Richard Brinsley  Bickerstaffe, Isaac  de Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron  
Date 1741-1785
Document Type Scrapbook  
Library/Archive The Garrick Club Library  
Collection Name Illustrated chronicle
Language English
Document Description This includes illustrations of actors both in character and in ordinary dress. There is a chart of Dramatic History, Nixon's box order from Garrick for Drury Lane, theatre correspondence, newspaper clippings featuring reviews. There are details of Mrs Garrick's funeral, as well as illustrations of prominent figures of the time.
Theme Celebrity Culture & Fashion  Business & Finance  Modes of Performance: Costume, Scenography & Spectacle  Women in Eighteenth Century Drama  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  Covent Garden Theatre  Goodman's Fields  Richmond Theatre  The Little Theatre (or Theatre Royal), Haymarket  Royalty Theatre  
Theatre Manager Garrick, David  
Actor Barry, Elizabeth  Fenton, Lavinia  Walker, Thomas  Pinkethman, William  Cibber, Colley  Garrick, David  Cibber, Susannah  Pritchard, Mrs  Clive, Catherine  Woodward, Henry  Foote, Samuel  King, Thomas  Reddish, Samuel  Quick, John  Barry, Spranger  Mattocks, Mrs  Miss Younge  Dibdin, Charles  Abington, Frances  Lewis, Charles Lee  Sheridan, Thomas  Cowley, Hannah  Mr Aickin  Siddons, Sarah  Miss Pope  Farreri, Eliza  Wilkinson, Tate  Jordan, Mrs  Crouch, Mrs  
Compiler (of scrapbooks) Nixon, John  
(Other) People Garrick, Eva Marie (née Veigel)  Stevens, George  Walpole, Lady Elizabeth "Nancy"  
Keywords actor  career  character  costume  scene  history  music  friendship  royalty  Shakespeare  newspaper  epilogue  prologue  The British Chronicle  The London Chronicle  review  theatre politics  Lloyd's Evening Post  The English Theatre  death  Harlequin  marriage  performance  Christmas  funeral  Morning Post  Theatrical Intelligence  advertisement  song  opera  fable  comedian  humour  theatre opening  first performance  
Additional Information There were many drawings by John Nixon included in this scrapbook.
Document linked to Maid of Honour
Copyright The Garrick Club Library