Autograph letters from Alfred Bunn to various recipients [manuscript], ca. 1823-1839.
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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...
Benjamin Webster (1797-1882) was an actor, playwright, and theatre manager. Born in Bath, his father was a dancing and fencing master; Webster attended military school, but avoided a proferred commission by running away to become an actor. He eventually reached the stage as a popular actor, dancer, pantomimist, and violinist. He also built and managed the Adelphi Theatre, managed the Haymarket, Olympic, Princess's, St. James, and London Theatres. Webster additionally wrote or adapted numerous pl...
English theatrical manager and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 15 August 1846, to Mr. F. Seymour, 1846 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873190 Epithet: theatrical manager and writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x0002bc Theater manager. From the description of Letter of Alfred Bunn, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...
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 re...