Autograph letter signed (fragment) from David Roberts to W.H. Murray, Esqr., Theatre Royal, Edinburgh [manuscript], 1829 November 16.

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Roberts, David, 1796-1864,. Autograph letter signed (fragment) from David Roberts to W.H. Murray, Esqr., Theatre Royal, Edinburgh [manuscript], 1829 November 16.

Autograph letter signed (fragment) from David Roberts to W.H. Murray, Esqr., Theatre Royal, Edinburgh [manuscript], 1829 November 16.

The concluding portion of the letter. Roberts discusses scene design, with two pen and ink drawings illustrating his ideas for depicting the Globe Theatre and the Old London Bridge. Mentions that Miss Kemble will soon surpass Miss O'Neill in number of successive performances in the role of Juliet.

1 leaf : ill. ; 23 x 19 cm.

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