Description

Concerning a theater ticket to David Garrick's Shakespears Jubiliee signed by Geo. Garrick.

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Details

Contributors
Agent
Date Created
1769
Identifier
  • Identifier Type
    Locally defined identifier
    Identifier Value
    MSS_363_GAG_1769_1_1
  • Identifier Type
    Locally defined identifier
    Identifier Value
    MSS_363_GAG_1769_1_2
Note
  • Seller's Description: Attached statement.
  • Creation Date Details: "1769" is written on the ticket, but as there was only ever one Shakespears Jubilee, that date can be confirmed.
  • Condition of Original: Ticket has foxing, is fragile, and has edge chips.
  • Paper Details: originally folded.
  • Curator's Note: Geo; could be David's brother George Garrick. David Garrick organized the Shakespears Jubilee and was the most popular Shakespeare actor in England.
  • Provenance: Seller's Note reads "From the collection of Baroness Burdett Coutts.
  • Transcription Detail: Handwritten notes on the verso of the Jubilee ticket read: "John Johnston", "Signature of David Garrick", and "This note is an Error".

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