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By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

ISBN-10: 0585294135

ISBN-13: 9780585294131

ISBN-10: 0809306921

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Volumes 3 and 4 of this monumen­tal paintings contain complete entries for all such illustrious names as these of the Cibbers—Colley, Theophilus, and Susanna Maria—Kitty Clive, and Charlotte Charke, George Colman, the Elder, and the more youthful, William Davenant, and De Loutherboug. yet right here are also complete entries for dozens of vital secondary figures and of youngster ones whose tales have by no means been advised, in addition to a census (and not less than a number of recoverable proof) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres.

 

As within the earlier volumes during this dis­tinguished sequence, the accompanying illus­trations contain at the least one photo of every topic for whom a portrait exists.

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James Calkin (17861862), son of Joseph and Mary Calkin, was born on 19 September 1786 in the parish of St Giles in the Fields. He was admitted to the Royal Society of Musicians (before his elder brother Joseph) on 6 March 1808, at which time he was engaged in the Drury Lane band and at the Covent Garden oratorios; he performed on the pianoforte, violin, tenor, and violoncello, and was not married. For the details of his nineteenth-century career see Grove or Sainsbury's Dictionary of Musicians (1827).

2'092'2 [B] 71157068 ISBN 0-8093-0692-1 (v. 3) Page v List Of Illustrations FRINGE THEATRICALS: PLEASURE GARDENS, CIRCUSES, FAIRS, MASQUERADES, AND MINOR THEATRES page Bird's-eye view of Vauxhall Gardens in 1754 515 A concert at Vauxhall Gardens 516 Interior of the music room at Vauxhall Gardens about 1765 517 View of Ranelagh Gardens in 1750 518 Clerkenwell and environs 519 Clerkenwell and environs in 1794 520 Exterior of Sadler's Wells 521 Rope dancing at Sadler's Wells in 1795 521 Stage of the Pantheon 522 Ruins of the Pantheon in 1792 523 Auditorium of the Royalty Theatre, Wellclose Square, 17851787 524 Exterior and interior views of Astley's Riding School in 1770 525 Site of the Royal Circus, near the Obelisk 526 Interior of Astley's Olympic Pavilion in 1807 527 A masquerade at the King's Theatre 528 Bartholomew Fair in 1721 529 Detail of Lee and Harper's booth at Bartholomew Fair 530 Hogarth's ''Southwark Fair," 1733 531 Greenwich and environs 532 Richardson's booth at Greenwich Fair 533 May Fair in 1716 534 Richmond, Twickenham, and environs 535 Actress in a barn, by Hogarth, 1738 536 Page vii Volume 3 Cabanel to Cory Page 1 C Cabanel, Mons [fl.

A John Arthur Cahusac of the parish of St Mary, Islington, was married to Amelia Anne Browne at St Paul, Covent Garden, on 28 May 1836. Caillot, François [fl. 17711793], pyrotechnist. Monsieur François Caillot produced displays of fireworks at Ranelagh Gardens in celebration of the birthday of George III in 1771. Advertised as "firemaker to Ranelagh Gardens," on 13 September 1773 he produced exhibitions at the Star and Garter, Chelsea, in which lighted air balloons played a major part. He served as a fireworks maker at Marylebone Gardens in the summers 177376 and at Ranelagh in 1774.

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