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Garrick and Hogarth, or the Artist puzzled.

[Garrick's faces: thirty different likenesses. Rotating disc.]

Playbill for Vortigern production at the Drury Lane Theatre, ca. 1796.

Program for American Company at New Theatre, Phila., April 7, 1767

Mr. Carlin. Arlequin soldat dans Arlequin Statue, Enfant etc.

The first part of Henry IV

Mr. John Kemble as Rolla

Mrs. Siddons as Lady Macbeth. Out damned spot.

Mr. J. Kemble, as Macbeth

Monument to the memory of David Garrick, Esq.

Mr. Wallack as Malcolm [...] in Halloween (Spectacle)

Mr. Laurent as Rolla. In the celebrated spectacle of Cora as performed at The Royal Circus

Mr. Helme in the character of Blackbeard in the celebrated spectacle of that name as perform'd at the Royal Circus

Theatre, Birmingham (Birmingham, England) playbills: portfolio, 1800-1803

Miss Watson as Rebecca in Ivanhoe

The Wild Young Peruvian, by Mr. Wilkinson, at Mr. Ducrow's Amphitheatre

Monsieur Martin as Sadhusing [Sadhusan] in Hyder Ali

Mr. Munden, as the Baillie, in The Maid and the Magpie

Mr. Kean as Richard the Third.

Mr. Kean as Brutus

Mr. Kean as Rolla

Mr. Kean as Rolla in Pizarro

Mr. Dillon as Don Rodrigo

Mr. Cullen as Blueskin

Mr. Kean as Rolla

Mr. Kean as Brutus

Mr. Kean as Brutus

Mr. Kean as Shylock

Mr. Kirby as Lacquey in the new comic pantomime of Jack & Jill, or the Clowns Disaster. Performed at the Theatre Royal Lyceum

Mr. [John] Kemble as Cato

Mr. Kirby as Lacquey in the new comic pantomime of Jack & Jill, or the Clowns Disasters. Performed at the Theatre Royal Lyceum

Publicity illustration of Richard John Smith in the stage production Obi, or Three-fingered Jack

Mr. Young as Rolla [in Pizarro]

Mr. Young as Rolla in Pizarro

Sets and scenery

Toy theatre sheet published by W. West for Black Ey'd Susan

Engraving of Miss O'Neill in the character of Belvidera in the stage production Venice Preserved, Act 3, Scene 1

Shakespeare's Tempest; or, The enchanted island: a play

Mr. Anderton [Anderson], as Tippo Saib

Mrs. Alsop as Rosalind in "As you like it"

Mr. Anderson as Macbeth

Miss Burrell as Patrick in the Poor Soldier

Miss E. Tree as Ion. [Ellen Kean]

The Fire King in The Silver Palace

Mrs. Egerton as Meg Merrities in Guy Mannering

Mr. Kean, as Bertram, in the Tragedy of Bertram

Miss Sommerville as Imogine in The Tragedy of Bertram

Mr. Elliott as Hamed [Hamad]

Miss Bartalozzi as Susanna, in the Marriage of Figaro

Harry Bluff a Tar for All Weathers


Mrs. Stanley as Ulin the Demon of Fire

Sets and scenery

The Water King in The Silver Palace

Mr. H. Hughes as Waldimeer

Mr. Huntley as Barbarouse in Love, Hatred and Revenge

Mr. Kean as Richard the IIIrd

Mrs. Vining as Rattlin the Reefer

Mr. Huntley as El Hider [El Hyder]

Mr. Smith as Nigromante it the "Christmas Tale" performed at the Surry [Surrey] Theatre

Mr. Smith as Hubert in Magna Charta

Mr. Smith as Mammon

Mr. Smith as Obi, in Three-fingered Jack

Mr. Smith as Lolonois

Miss Scott as Black Eye'd Susan

Mr. Harley as Amoroso [Amorosa], King of Little Britain

Mr. Osbaldiston as Hoffer

Mr. Grimaldi as Kazrac (the Chinese slave) in Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp

Mr. Raymond as Captain Napier, in Homeward Bound

Mr. Osbaldiston as Hardyknute

Miss Scott as Black Eye'd Susan; Mr. T.P. Cooke as William

Mr. Elliston, as King George the IVth in the Coronation, at Drury Lane Theatre

Mr. Hemmings as St. Deny's [Denys]

Broadside announcing production of Hamlet during Kean tour, 1821

Mr. H. Kemble as Korastican [Korastikan]

Mr. Gomersal as Napoleon Buonaparte [Bonaparte] [in The Battle on Waterloo]

Mr. Macready, as Damon

Mr. Campbell as William in Black Ey'd Susan

Mr. T. P. Cooke as the Flying Dutchman

Mr. Huntley as Richard Varney

Mr. C. Kemble as Pythias

Mr. Crauford as Count D'Courcy

Mr. Egerton as Hassarac in the Forty Thieves

Mr. H. Kemble as Will Ruthven

Mr. Cooper, as Prince Leopold, in the Coronation, at Drury Lane Theatre

Mr. T. P. Cook [Cooke] as Baron Trenck

Mr. C. Kemble as Dionysius

Mr. Gallot as Count Godfrey

Mr. C. Kemble as Ivanhoe

Mr. Cooper as Roderick Dhu, in the Lady of the Lake

Mr. C. Kemble, as Prince of Wales. In the Coronation, as performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

Mr. Kemble as Hotspur

Mr. Farley as Grindoff [in A Miller and His Men]

Mr. Macready, as Orestes

Mr. T. P. Cook [Cooke] as Kalig in the Blind Boy

Mr. Pope, as Orozembo

Miss Stephens, as Annot Lyle, in Montrose, or the Children of the Mist

Miss Edmiston as Elvira

Mr. Macready, as Cassius

Mr. Macready as Virginius the Roman Father

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