Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823.
Source Title:
Autograph manuscript of Kemble’s parts in 34 plays in the hand of John Philip Kemble [manuscript], 1783-1805.
Source Created or Published:
1783-1805
Physical Description:
42r
Source Call Number:
T.a.13
Digital Image File Name:
37034
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
220194
Hamnet Holdings ID:
249429
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823.
Title (Hamnet):
Autograph manuscript of Kemble's parts in 34 plays in the hand of John Philip Kemble [manuscript], 1783-1805.
Physical Description (Hamnet):
34 v. ; 22.5 x 18 cm.
Notes (Hamnet):
On all but nine of the parts he has noted the theater at which the production opened (23 Drury Lane, 1 Covent Garden, 1 Haymarket); with the date of first performance (23 Nov. 1783 to 29 May 1799) on 22 he has noted the date of first performance (Nov. 23, 1783, to May 29, 1799); on five he has noted the date of a second production at Covent Garden (Nov. 17, 1803, to Oct. 25, 1805). Ten are Shakespeare plays: T.a.11 Macbeth (D.L. Mar. 31, 1785), T.a.13 Richard III (no theater or date), T.a.17 King Lear (D.L. Jan. 21, 1788), T.a. 23 Coriolanus (no theater or date), T.a.25 King John (D.L. Dec. 10, 1783), T.a.30 Merchant of Venice (D.L. Jan. 22, 1784), T.a.34 Much ado about nothing (D.L. Apr. 30, 1788), T.a.35 Measure for measure (D.L., no date), T.a.38 Henry V (no theater or date), T.a.39 As you like it (D.L. Feb. 14, 1799; C.G. Oct. 25, 1805). Two others are Elizabethan plays: Massinger's Roman Actor (T.a.29) and Fletcher's Rule a wife (T.a.20). The remaining 22 are Restoration or 18th-century plays: Mrs. Centlivre's The wonder (T.a.40), Colman's Mountaineers (T.a.18), Congreve's Double dealer (T.a.8), Love for love (T.a.24) and Mourning bride, (T.a.31), Cumberland's Wheel of fortune (T.a.16), Greatheed's The regent (T.a.33), Hartson's Countess of Salisbury (T.a.36), Kotzebue's The Stranger (T.a.37) and Pizzarro (T.a.41), Lee's Alexander the great (T.a.10) and Theodosius (T.a.26), Moore's The Gamester (T.a.28) Murphy's Grecian daughter (T.a.27), Otway's Venice preserved (T.a.12), Philip's Distressed mother (T.a.21), Rowe's Fair penitent (T.a.32) and Tamerlane (T.a.22), Southerne's Isabella, or, The fatal marriage, adapted by Garrick (T.a.19), Vanbrugh and Cibber's Provoked husband (T.a.14), Wycherley's Plain dealer (T.a.9) and Young's The revenge (T.a.15).
Notes (Hamnet):
The parts written out in Kemble's autograph, with cues and stage directions.
Subject (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet):
Manuscripts -- 18th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Manuscripts -- 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Players' parts -- 19th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet):
Players' parts -- 18th century -- Manuscripts.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Centlivre, Susanna, 1667?-1723.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Colman, George, 1762-1836.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Congreve, William, 1670-1729.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Congreve, William, 1670-1729.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Congreve, William, 1670-1729.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Garrick, David, 1717-1779.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Greatheed, Bertie, 1759-1826.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hartson, Hall, d. 1773.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Kotzebue, August von, 1761-1819.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Kotzebue, August von, 1761-1819.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Lee, Nathaniel, 1653?-1692.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Lee, Nathaniel, 1653?-1692.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Massinger, Philip, 1583-1640.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Moore, Edward, 1712-1757.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Otway, Thomas, 1652-1685.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Philips, Ambrose, 1674-1749.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Southerne, Thomas, 1660-1746.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Wycherley, William, 1640-1716.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Young, Edward, 1683-1765.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Fletcher, John, 1579-1625.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Covent Garden Theatre.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Drury Lane Theatre.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Haymarket Theatre (London, England)
Call Number (Hamnet):
T.a.8-41

Autograph manuscript of Kemble’s parts in 34 plays in the hand of John Philip Kemble…