Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: The massacre at Paris (fragment) [manuscript], ca. 1590.

Digital Image File Name: 
56517
Source Call Number: 
J.b.8
Source Creator: 
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593.
Source Title: 
The massacre at Paris (fragment) [manuscript], ca. 1590.
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1590
Physical Description: 
recto
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593.
Title (Hamnet): 
The massacre at Paris (fragment) [manuscript], ca. 1590.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 leaf ; 18 x 20.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Saint Bartholomew's Day, Massacre of, France, 1572 -- Drama -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts -- France -- Paris -- 16th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Plays -- France -- Paris -- 16th century -- Manuscripts.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Perry, Marsden J. (Marsden Jasiel), 1850-1935, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Rodd, Thomas, 1796-1849, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
A fragment of a single leaf of, presumably, a primary draft of the play. Contains passages that were omitted in the print edition. The handwriting may well be Marlowe's.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Bowers places fragment in Scene 17, lines 806-820 (which is Scene 19 in Gill edition).
Notes (Hamnet): 
Adams, J.Q. "The Massacre at Paris Leaf." The library, 4th ser., XIV (1934), p. 447-469.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Noswroth, J.M. "The Marlowe Manuscript." The library, 4th ser., XXVI (1946), p. 158-171.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The complete works of Christopher Marlowe / edited by Fredson Bowers. Cambridge : University Press, 1973, v. 1, p. 355-360, and 390n.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Petti, Anthony G. English literary hands from Chaucer to Dryden. London : E. Arnold, 1977, p. 85.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The complete works of Christopher Marlowe / edited by Roma Gill. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987-1998, v. 5, p.295-298, and Appendix.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Formerly MS 448.17.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Rodd -- Collier -- Halliwell-Phillipps -- Marsden Perry.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Ricci, S. de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., 448.17
Citations (Hamnet): 
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O. Calendar of the Shakespearean rarities, drawings & engravings formerly preserved at Hollingbury Copse (1891), 287
Call Number (Hamnet): 
J.b.8