Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833

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Dates:
Birth 1787-03-17
Death 1833-05-15
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Edmund Kean (1787-1833) was an English actor.

From the guide to the Edmund Kean Collection, 1814-1933, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

Edmund Kean (1787-1833) was an English actor associated with the Drury Lane Theatre. An affair with Charlotte Cox, the wife of prominent alderman Robert Cox, led to an adultery trial against Kean in 1825 and his subsequent travel outside of England. Kean returned to the English stage in 1827 and remained acting until shortly before his death in May 1833. With Mary (Chambers) Kean he was the father of actor Charles Kean (1811-1868) .

From the guide to the Edmund Kean correspondence, 1826-1828 (bulk), 1791-1836 (inclusive)., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Edmund Kean (1787-1833) was a British actor.

From the description of Letter by Edmund Kean to "My Dear Sir," ca. 1829? (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 79070646

Edmund Kean, English actor.

From the description of Edmund Kean manuscript material : 2 items, ?ca. 1817-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 502452546

English actor.

From the description of Partially printed document signed, dated : [London], 3 December 1819, 1819 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578783

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sullivan's Island [S.C.], to John Cooper at Covent Garden, 1826 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489801

The collection consists of an engraved portrait of Mr. Kean, 12 June 1814, by Jas. Heath from a picture by De Wilde. Kean is shown in the role of Richard III.

From the description of Edmund Kean engraved portrait, 1814 June 12. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60388290

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Subjects:

  • Actors, English
  • Male actors--Portraits
  • Actors--Correspondence
  • Actors--Great Britain--Biography
  • Theater--History--19th century
  • Inventories--Manuscripts
  • Actors--19th century--Correspondence
  • Theater/Film
  • Wyandot Indians--Manuscripts
  • Theater--Accounting--Manuscripts

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  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)