Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1809-11-30
Death 1870-05-23

Biographical notes:

English author; editor of Punch.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 198 Strand [London], to Ben Webster, 1856 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595433

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Punch office, to Joseph Brougham, 1859 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597175

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5, 3 with initials) : London, to John Forster, 1858 various dates in May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598504

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Ben [Webster], [no year] "Friday." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596754

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to J.E. Millais, 1863 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598147

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gordon Square [London], to Charles Ratcliff , 1851 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595794

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Punch office, to Wilkie Collins, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597178

Mark Lemon, playwright and co-founder with Henry Mayhew of Punch, in 1841. Lemon was a successful playwright and more than 60 of his plays were performed in London. He used the proceeds from his plays to finance the magazine which was not successful initially but later became a national institution. Lemon also wrote articles for other journals and ws founder-editor of The field. He wrote in other genres including novels, lyrics, and songs.

From the description of Correspondence, [between 1853 and 1870]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944340

British magazine editor and playwright.

From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to "Harry" [Wills], 1851 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598151

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to "Harry" [Wills], 1854 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598154

Epithet: editor of 'Punch'; playwright

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000316

English editor and playwright.

From the description of In memoriam : autograph poem signed, 1868 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747714627

English editor, playwright, and novelist; the first editor of Punch.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to T.E. [i.e. Edward Tyrrell] Smith, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667254

English editor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846673

Author and editor.

Founder and editor of Punch. Published farces, melodrama and operas, contributed to Household Words and other periodicals. Editor of the Family Herald and Once a Week. As an amateur actor, Lemon appeared at Miss Kelly's theater in Soho and at Dicken's private theatricals at Tavistock House.

From the description of Correspondence, 1847-1888. (Kent State University). WorldCat record id: 36027223

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Subjects:

  • Photographs--19th century
  • Letters--19th century
  • Periodicals--Publishing
  • English drama--19th century
  • Portraits, British 19th century
  • Shylock (Fictitious character)--Manuscripts
  • Journalists
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)--Manuscripts
  • Autographs--19th century
  • Drama--19th century
  • Caricatures and cartoons--19th century

Occupations:

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Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Mauritius, Indian Ocean (as recorded)