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Title Letter to Mr Kean from Emma Hamilton Smith about the Jester costume
Document Type Letters
Reference Y.c.2341
Case Study RichIII10
Publication Date c.1857
Date of Production n.d.
Description Autograph letter signed from Emma Hamilton Smith, Plymouth, to Charles John Kean. Letter concerns costuming choices for Richard II and Richard III.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles C Kean - Richard III
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords costume, research, clothing, historical accuracy
Visual Content Includes sketches of hoods.
Play Richard III
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
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