Papers of James Robinson Planché, 1794-1882.

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Planché, J.R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880. Papers of James Robinson Planché, 1794-1882.

Papers of James Robinson Planché, 1794-1882.

The majority of the collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, drawings and ephemera directly related to James Robinson Planché and his work in the theatre, antiquarian pursuits, and costume expertise. Among the authors and correspondents are: John Baldwin Buckstone, William E. Gladstone, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Leigh Hunt, Ellen Kean, Frances Maria Kelly,Charles Kemble, Albert Denison (Baron Londesborough), Rosina Bulwer Lytton (Baroness Lytton), William Charles Macready, Richard Brinsley Peake, Jane Porter, David Roberts, William Makepeace Thackeray, and Carl Maria von Weber. The other main part of the collection is material, including fragments and clipped signatures, which were collected for the autograph value only, and have no relation to Planché or his work. Among these authors and correspondents are: Adelaide, Queen consort of William IV, William Blanchard, Richard Daly, Thomas Frognall Dibdin, George III, Edwin Henry Landseer, Robert Peel, William Pitt, Lucia E.B. Vestris, and Arthur Wellesley (Duke of Wellington). There is also a small group of letters written to Thomas Francis Dillon Croker, mainly regarding Planché and his work and family. The ephemera consists of printed material, including printed play texts, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, and printed musical scores.

331 pieces.7 boxes.

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Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880

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Charles Kean lived at No. 3, Torrington Square, W.C. 1, in 1853-56, according to The London Encyclopaedia, ed. Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert (1983). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Ellen Kean, London, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1853-56? February 12. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694182220 English actress, born Ellen Tree. Married actor Charles Kean, son of Edmund Kean, and toured with his company. Fro...

Croker, T. F. Dillon (Thomas Francis Dillon), 1831-1912

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Whelan, Katherine Frances, b. 1823,

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Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873

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English artist noted for his depictions of animals and as a sculptor for the lions in Trafalgar Square, London.Thomas Boys was a English engraver and artist. From the description of [Letter] 1817 Apr., St. Johns Wood [to] Thos. Boys / E. Landseer. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252355 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "St. John's Wood" [London], to Catherine Dickens, 1856 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597964 ...

Vestris, Lucia Elizabeth Bartolozzi, 1797-1856

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Madam Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Bartolozzi Vestris) was was an English actress and singer. Charles Harris was her business manager and confidant. From the description of Madam Lucia Elizabeth Vestris correspondence and other papers, ca. 1816-1833. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 656497389 Lucia Elizabeth Vestris (1797-1856) was an Italian singer ? she married Charles James Mathews in 1835. From the description of Note written by Lucia Elizabeth Vestris t...

Londesborough, Albert Denison, Baron, 1805-1860

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George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

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Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Pitt, William, 1759-1806

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British statesman and prime minister. From the description of Papers, 1762-1884 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122417293 From the description of Papers, 1762-1884. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019673 Chancellor of the Exchequer. From the description of Document signed : [London], 1784 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890755 From the description of Document signed : [London], 1787 Nov. 23. (U...

Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880

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English dramatist, librettsit, antiquarian, and costume authority. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 30 May 1878, to Lewis Wingfield, 1878 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675035 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : East Retford, 8 April 1864, to Mrs. Skeffington Smith, 1864 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675030 James Robinson Planché, a dramatist, antiquary, and officer of arms, was born in P...

Peake, Richard Brinsley, 1792-1847

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Peake was an English playwright; Henry Phillips was a singer, actor, and musician who performed in Peake's plays. From the description of Compositions, 1842-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80181291 From the guide to the Richard Brinsley Peake compositions, 1842-1844., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Richard Brinsley Peake was a British dramatist. From the description of Richard Brinsley Pea...

Porter, Jane, 1776-1850

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Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854

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British actor, theater manager, and playwright. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles Dickens, 1854 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270485468 Charles Kemble (1775-1854) was a British actor and younger brother of John Philip Kemble. From the description of Letter by Charles Kemble to Alexander Murray, 1823. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 80909948 Irish-English actor....

Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859

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English essayist and poet. From the description of [Letters] / Leigh Hunt. [1848-1856] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 234302986 From the description of Criticism on female beauty : notes, ca. 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510755 Leigh Hunt moved from Chelsea to Kensington in 1840. From the description of Leigh Hunt, letter : Kensington, England : Autograph note signed, [1840?] Nov. 22. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record...

Weber, Carl Maria von 1786-1826

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Composed 1809, originally for viola and orchestra. Rewritten 1813 for bassoon and orchestra and given the op. no. 35. First performance Prague, 18 February 1813, G.F. Brandt soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante e rondo ongarese : for solo bassoon, op. 35 / Carl Maria von Weber. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56969197 Originally composed 1806 -- lost. Revised 1815.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the desc...

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Peel, Robert, 1788-1850

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Sir Robert Peel, second baronet, British Prime Minister from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and also from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. From the guide to the Robert Peel manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1822-1835?, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) British statesman, of Tamsworth, Staffordshire, Eng. From the description of Correspondence, 1816-1864 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record i...

Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846

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Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879

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English comedian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 23 January [n.y], to E.T. [i.e. Edward Tyrrell Smith], [n.y.] Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673876 John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879), British comic actor and playwright, manager of Haymarket Theater in 1853-1856. From the description of List of plays by John Baldwin Buckston and his letter to "My Dear Sir," 1841 and 1853. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Bot...

Daly, Richard, 1758-1813

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Roberts, David, 1796-1864

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1858 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852342 Scottish painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mornington Place [London], to Robert Jennings, [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655360 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzroy St. [London], to "my dear Andrew", 1857 Aug. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Kelly, Frances Maria, 1790-1882

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Frances Maria Kelly (1790-1882) was a British actress & singer. From the description of Letter from Frances Maria Kelly to Robert William Elliston, 1822. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 81092583 Frances Maria "Fanny" Kelly, English actress and singer. In 1819 she rejected a marriage proposal from the essayist Charles Lamb, but remained friends with him and his sister Mary. From the description of Frances Mari...

Blanchard, William, 1769-1835

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Mackarness, Mrs. (Matilda Anne), 1826-1881.

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Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

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English field marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Jameson Tennent, 1835 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856519 British statesman and army officer. From the description of Papers, 1819-1904; (bulk 1819-1850). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273724 British general and statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Messrs. Jones & Co., 1806 Feb. 25-1806 Mar. ...

Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Lytton, Rosina Bulwer Lytton, baroness, 1802-1882

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Lady Bulwer-Lytton resided in Giles' Castle Hotel, Taunton, Somersetshire, 1855-1874. From the description of Letter [1856] Oct. 9, "Par le beau Soleil" [i.e. Taunton, Somersetshire?] to A.E. Chalon, Brighton, Sussex. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369057 English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Besant and Rice, 1872 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591511 English novelist and wife of Edward Bulwer...

Planché, Eliza, 1796-1846

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Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847

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Thomas Frognall Dibdin was born in Calcutta, and orphaned at a young age; he was raised by relatives in England, and educated at Oxford. He trained to practice law, but took holy orders instead. Throughout his enigmatic and somewhat controversial life as an author, librarian, bibliographer, and bibliophile, Dibdin contributed significantly to revitalizing the popularity of books on England. He wrote poetry, and essays celebrating books, but was best known for his numerous bibliographies, which w...