By Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans
To be accomplished in 12 volumes, this huge paintings the following starts off publication with the 1st volumes—Abaco to Bertie and Bertin to Byzard. whilst accomplished, it's anticipated that the biographical dictionary will contain information on greater than 8,500 individuals. Hundreds of revealed assets were sought for this undertaking, and dozens of repositories combed, and the names of group of workers indexed were filtered via parish registers every time attainable. From released and unpublished assets, from wills, records societies and guilds, from documents of faculties, universities, and golf equipment, and from the contributions of selfless students, the authors have right here assembled fabric which illuminates theatrical and musical job in London within the 1660–1800 period. The details right here accumulated will without doubt be augmented via different specialists in recovery and eighteenth-century theatre and drama, however it isn't most probably that the variety of individuals referred to now definitely or conjectured eventually to were hooked up with theatrical enterprise during this interval will ever be increased significantly. definitely, the contributions made the following upload immeasurably to present wisdom, and in a few cases right usual histories or reference works. The accompanying illustrations, estimated to be a few 1,400 likenesses—at least one photo of every topic for whom a portrait exists—may turn out to be a useful function of the paintings. The authors have long past past embellishment of the textual content, and feature tried to record all original pics any wisdom of that is now recoverable, and feature attempted to ascertain the current position of pictures in each medium.
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C. Morgan, Mr J. Ballantyne, and Miss M. Swarbrick, Westminster Public Library. Page xiv By far the greatest number of the portraits which we reproduce in these volumes comes from the prints and engravings in the Harvard Theatre Collection. For gracious permissions to reproduce original paintings in their possessions, or for important information or other assistance relating to pictures, we render thanks to the following persons: Her Majesty the Queen; Mr Keith R. Andrews, Keeper of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Scotland; the Earl of Bradford; Major A.
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A biographical dictionary of actors, actresses, musicians, dancers, managers & other stage personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans