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Title Adeline; or, The Victim of Seduction
Author Payne, John Howard  
Date 10 Jan 1821
Licence Application Date 10 Jan 1821
First Performance Date 9 Feb 1822
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA2274
Language English
Document Description An adaptation from the French 'Valentine ou la séduction' by Pixérécourt. A tragic story in which Adeline believes she is marrying a young artist, but in truth is being deceived by the seducer Count Wilhelm, who is already married.
Theme Courtship, Family & Domestic Life  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  
Theatre Manager Winston, James  
Lord Chamberlain Graham, James (3rd Duke of Montrose)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Melodrama  
Acts Three  
Keywords love  marriage  deceit  death  
Additional Information Compared to New York, 1822 (107039) except for passages near beginning of Act I, the two are virtually the same.
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