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Title Original Letters of Dramatic Performers. Collected and Arranged by C.B. Smith. Vol. II
Date ca. 1800-1850
Document Type Scrapbook  Artwork  
Library/Archive The Garrick Club Library  
Collection Name Illustrated chronicle
Language English
Document Description Scrap book of correspondence from actors, actresses, authors and theatre managers regarding employment and theatre related business matters. Also contains character portraits, biographical and career information of famous actors and actresses of the long 18th century.
Theme Celebrity Culture & Fashion  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  Covent Garden Theatre  
Actor Aikin, James  Bannister, Charles  Bannister, John  Bannister, Mrs  Barrymore, William  Barrymore, Earl of  Bengough, Henry  Billington, Mrs  Bland, Mrs  William, Blanshard  Blanshard, Miss  Bolton, Miss  Bowden, Miss  Crave, The Lady  Cutitt, Miss  James, De Castro  Delpini, Charles  Dibdin, Charles  Dibdin, Thomas John  Dickons, Mrs  Dickons, Mrs  West, Digges  Dignum, Charles  Elliston, Robert William  Emery, John  Grimaldi, Joseph  Hughes, Miss  Inchbald, Elizabeth, Mrs  Incledon, Charles  Johnstone, John  Kean, Edmund  Kelly, Michael  Kemble, Roger  Kemble, Sarah Siddons  Kemble, John Philip  Mrs, Kemble  Kemble, Stephen  Kemble, Henry  Kemble, Miss Frances  Kemble, Miss Elizabeth  Kemble, Miss Anne Julia  Kemble, Charles  Butler, Kemble, Mrs  Kemble, Adeliade  Kemble, Jane  Knight, Thomas  Knight, Edward  Lee Sugg, Charles  Mason, Henry  Mason, JOhn  Matthews, Charles  Mattock, Mrs  Mountain, Mrs  O'Neill, Miss  Penson, George  Pope, Alexander  Raymond, James  Robinson, Mrs  Siddons, William  Siddons, Henry  Siddons, Mrs  Waldron, Francis Godolphin  Young, Charles M  
Compiler (of scrapbooks) Smith, Charles Britiffe  
Keywords theatre  actor  women  costume  Shakespeare  career  business  employment  
Copyright The Garrick Club Library