Browse Items (22 total)

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Title page of Romeo and Juliet (Garrick's revision) from a 25-volume 1808 collection: Inchbald's Theatre

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First two pages of Garrick's version of Romeo and Juliet showing the list of dramatis personæ (Garrick and Susannah Cibber starred in this production) and the beginning of Act I Scene I.

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William Hogarth's 1745 painting of David Garrick as Richard III in Act V Scene III of Shakespeare's play. Before the Battle of Bosworth, Richard wakes haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered.

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Benjamin Wilson's 1753 painting of David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii, depicting Juliet awaking before Romeo's death

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David Garrick's revision of the death scene in Romeo and Juliet. Veering from the original, Garrick's version has Juliet wake before Romeo's death, allowing the lovers a final farewell.

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Segment of a facsimile copy of John Rocque's Plan of the City of Dublin, published in London in 1756. The red dot shows the approximate location of No. 58 Dame-Street, the eventual location of Caleb Jenkin's bookshop.

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Title page of Boadicia, A Tragedy by Richard Glover

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Title page of Harvest-Home: A Comic Opera in Two Acts as performed, with universal applause, at the Theatre-Royal in the Hay-Market

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Title page of Love in the East: or, Adventures of Twelve Hours: A Comic Opera in Three Acts

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Title page of Paul and Virginia: A Musical Drama in Two Acts

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Title Page of Peeping Tom of Coventry: A Comic Opera 

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Title page of Rivers: or the East Indian. A Comedy in Five Acts

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Title page of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, with alterations and an additional scene by David Garrick, as performed at the Theatres-Royal in London and Dublin. 1768. From volume one of a two-volume collection of plays.

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Title page of The Castle-Spectre: A Drama in Five Acts

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Title page of The Adventurers: A Farce in Two Acts 

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Title page of The Battle of Hastings: A Tragedy

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Title page of The Duenna, A Comic Opera in Three Acts

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Title page of The Dupe: A Comedy by Frances Chamberlain Sheridan. Published in 1764, this leaflet is the oldest of the plays in this collection

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Title page of The Maid of the Oaks: A New Dramatic Entertainment 

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Title page of The Miser: A Comedy
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