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- Object: Volume 4 of 6 in the Bath Irving Collection
The fourth volume of Richard Henry Bath’s collection of theatrical ephemera related to Henry Irving and his sons. The collection includes a large selection of theatrical programmes, press cuttings, newspaper illustrations, portraits, playbills, letters, tickets, posters, menus and caricatures, from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Select programmes in the fourth volume include 'Becket' by Lord Tennyson, performed at Windsor Castle March 18th 1893; 'Charles I' by W.G. Wills performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre March 5th 1891; 'Readings' by Mr Henry Irving and Miss Ellen Terry in aid of the Fund for the Endowment of a Lectureship in the School of Expression performed at Huntingdon Hall, 15th February 1888; 'Diplomacy' by Clement Scott and B.C. Stephenson performed at the Garrick Theatre; 'Peter the Great' by Laurence Irving performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre February 14th 1898; 'Faust' by W.G. Wills performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre April 14th 1894.
Select illustrations include Ellen Terry as Sylvia Winford in ‘The Medicine Man’; Henry Irving between England and America by Fred Barnard., 1883; Sketches at the production of Henry VIII at the Lyceum Theatre; Scene from ‘The Medicine Man’ at the Lyceum by Arthur Jule Goodman 1898 and numerous caricatures of Irving.
Portraits include Henry Irving (in numerous characters and as himself), Ellen Terry as Portia, Lady Macbeth, Guinevere, Queen Catherine and Beatrice. H.B. Irving, Laurence Irving, and Ellaline Terriss as Cinderella.
Poster notices advertising that Mr Irving is unable to play due to illness from 1892 and 1889.
Images and letterpress text on loose sheets in album.
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Height: 380 millimetres
Width: 280 millimetres (album sheet)
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Associated Title: Othello
Associated Title: Robespierre
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