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[Theatrical prints collection] [electronic resource], ca. 1660-1906 1775-1825.

Publication:
ca. 1660-1906
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2015.
Format/Description:
Book
Edition:
[2015 release].
Series:
Victorian popular culture. Music hall, theatre and popular entertainment.
Victorian popular culture. Music hall, theatre and popular entertainment
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Subjects:
Actors -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Actors -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Drama -- Production and direction -- Pictorial works.
Theater -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Theater -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production -- Pictorial works.
Theater -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Costume -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Summary:
Electronic reproduction of selected items from the Prints Collection at the Harry Ransom Center. Much of the Prints Collection consists of prints depicting British and American theatrical performers in character or in personal portraits. It is organised in three series: I. Individuals, 1669-1906 (58.25 boxes), II. Theatrical Prints, 1720-1891 (1.75 boxes), and III. Works of Art and Miscellany, 1827-82 (1 box), each arranged alphabetically by name or subject. From this collection, over 100 of the most visually and thematically interesting prints have been selected. They form a fascinating record of famous actors and productions from the period.
Notes:
Title supplied by publisher; resource viewed on 10 June 2015.
Originally published Oct. 2010; re-released May 2015 with additional material and amended URLs.
Contributor:
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.