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  • Event:

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

    OCTOROON, THE

    OLD HEADS AND YOUNG HEARTS

    FOX-CHASE, THE

    DAVID GARRICK

  • Person:

    : Boucicault, Dion, (Dionysius Lardner), Mr., 1820-1890

    : Webster, Benjamin, Mr.

    : Mathews, Charles James, Mr., 1803-1878 (sometimes credited as Charles Mathews)

  • Date:

    1860 = 1864

    21.6.1862

    16.5.1864

  • Brief description:

    Material relating to Dion Boucicault's relationship with Benjamin Webster, the proprietor of the Adelphi and manager of several other theatres; this includes

    item 1 -- 1 photocopy of an article by Christopher Calthrop in the theatre Notebook, titled "Dion Boucicault and Benjamin Webster", outlining the relationship between Boucicault and Webster between 1860 and 1864; the article is undated;

    item 2 -- a typed transcipt of a short notice in Punch, June 21st, 1862, titled "Extraordinary Benevolence"; this makes fun of the acrimonious relationship between Boucicault and Webster;

    item 3 -- 1 newspaper cutting from The Standard, May 16th, 1864; this is a letter to the editor from Dion Boucicault and accuses Webster of deliberately sabotaging his reputation in relation to his play FOX-CHASE.

  • Identifier: UKC-CALB-BIO.F205507
  • Subject keyword:

Further Details

  • Accession Number: F205507
  • Event:

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

    OCTOROON, THE

    OLD HEADS AND YOUNG HEARTS

    FOX-CHASE, THE

    DAVID GARRICK

  • Associated people:

    : Boucicault, Dion, (Dionysius Lardner), Mr., 1820-1890

    : Webster, Benjamin, Mr.

    : Mathews, Charles James, Mr., 1803-1878 (sometimes credited as Charles Mathews)

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Identity code: UKC/CALB/BIO : F205507
  • Location: Special Collections' Store
  • Part:

    Boucicault Collection

    Calthrop Boucicault Collection

  • Condition: 2
  • Physicaldescript summary: 3 items
  • Date:

    1860 = 1864

    21.6.1862

    16.5.1864

  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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