Autograph letters signed from Isabella Dallas Glyn, Liverpool and New York, to various people [manuscript], 1851?-1875.

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Glyn, Isabella, 1823-1889,. Autograph letters signed from Isabella Dallas Glyn, Liverpool and New York, to various people [manuscript], 1851?-1875.

Autograph letters signed from Isabella Dallas Glyn, Liverpool and New York, to various people [manuscript], 1851?-1875.

Correspondents: S. Gibson, Sir Robert Hamilton, Charles Kean, B[enjamin Nottingham] Webster and William Winter. On back of (2) Hamilton is Charles Lowndes' answering letter. With Gibson, Webster and Winter she discusses readings and engagements. (1) to Hamilton volunteers to do a series of Shakespeare heroines for the proposed theatre at Stratford. (3) to Kean admires his performance of Hamlet.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)

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Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868

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Gibson, S., fl. 1851?-1875

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Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882

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Lowndes, Charles, Mr.

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Glyn, Isabella, 1823-1889

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Scottish actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 2 November [n.y.], to E[dward] T[yrrell] Smith, [n.y.] Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577928 ...

Winter, William, 1836-1917

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American drama critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Tompkinsville (Staten Island, N.Y.), 17 April 1886, to Mrs. Tracy, 1886 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679284 Massachusetts native William Winter graduated from Harvard law school, but began his career as a journalist. He wrote for numerous journals before securing a position as drama critic at the New York Tribune. In addition to being one of the most influential critics of his day, ...