Autograph letters signed from William Poel, London, to Moy Thomas [manuscript], 1884-1886.


Autograph letters signed from William Poel, London, to Moy Thomas [manuscript], 1884-1886.

(1-2) refer to Poel's production of Hamlet, which used the first quarto text. (2) also includes some of Poel's ideas about how Hamlet should be performed and references a paper he presented to the New Shakspere Society. (3) mentions the dramatization of Baring-Gould's Mehala. Letters all written from 9 Stanhope Place.

3 items ; 16 x 10 cm to 18 x 12 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7556326

Folger Shakespeare Library

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