Edward Craig Theatre Collection : ephemeral documents, 1613-ca. 1984 (bulk 1800-1900)


Edward Craig Theatre Collection : ephemeral documents, 1613-ca. 1984 (bulk 1800-1900)

Engravings, lithographs, photographs, broadsides, manuscripts and cuttings, gathered over 50 years by Edward Craig (Carrick) with the intention of preparing an architectural history of London theatres. The earliest item is an engraving signed by Jaspar Isaac and dated 1613, the largest item a poster dated 1939 offering the contents of the Gaiety Theatre for sale at auction.

ca. 700 items : ill.

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