Theatre Clippings Scrapbook

Public Deposited

This scrapbook, compiled in London, England, features handwritten reviews of London theatre productions. Examples of reviewed plays include an 1885 production of "Olivia" starring Ellen Terry, an 1884 production of "Adrienne Lecouvreur" starring Sarah Bernhardt, and an 1884 production of "Hamlet" starring Wilson Barrett. Alongside the handwritten reviews, the reviewer often pasted in newspaper reviews of the same plays, photographs or illustrations of the actors, and sometimes original sketches of the characters. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.

In Collection:
Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 volume (approximately 354 pages)
Alternative title
  • Mary Henderson Theatre Clippings Scrapbook
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 51.50853, -0.12574
Chronological coverage
  • 1884 to 1903
Physical repository Collection
  • 19th Century Manuscripts Collection
Provider Genre Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • October 2020
Technical note
  • Scannned on TTI/Betterlight (1/20;283;bent5; camera height 900) PD 28Oct-Nov 2020 ; metadata by Elizabeth Bassett and DS
  • This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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