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Title Letter from Charles Hamilton Smith to Kean discussing historical and military costume for the production
Document Type Letters
Reference Y.c.2333
Case Study RichIII10
Publication Date 1852
Date of Production n.d.
Description This letter from Charles Hamilton to Kean gives minute historical data on courts and costumes of Richard III, Edward V, et al. for use in Kean's production of Shakespeare's Richard III. With partial typescript transcription.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles C Kean - Richard III
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords costume, research, arms, clothing, historical accuracy
Play Richard III
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue.