Copy of poems on and by David Garrick, 1756-1773, after 1773?.

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Davies, Thomas, ca. 1712-1785. Copy of poems on and by David Garrick, 1756-1773, after 1773?.

Copy of poems on and by David Garrick, 1756-1773, after 1773?.

On leaf 1, a copy of Thomas Davies' poem "Nature and Garrick" (written in 1756). On leaf 2, "Lines written by Mr. Garrick upon the back of his own picture, which was sent a few days ago to a Gentleman of the University of Oxford" (composed in 1773). Also, a newspaper clipping of Garrick's Epitaph on the monument of the late worthy and Rev. Mr. Beighton, of Egham (written in 1771) pinned to leaf 2.

2 leaves ; 12 x 19 cm.

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Beighton, Thomas, -1771

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Davies, Thomas, 1713-1785

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English actor and bookseller introduced Boswell to Johnson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to James Granger, 1772 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270523795 ...