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Title Richard III
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference Rich III Fo 3
Annotation Date 1870
Theatre Prince's
Place of Production Manchester
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1870
Description Charles Calvert's production. Includes at the beginning an inscription dated "Manchester 13th March 1871" to "My dear Jarrett, I beg your acceptance of this volume ..." signed by Charles A. Calvert. Jarrett and Palmer purchased outright Calvert's production of Richard III and opened it (with a different cast) on April 10, 1871 at Niblo's Garden in New York.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Richard Calvert - Richard III
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords costume, scenery, memorabilia
Visual Content 15 leaves of photographs of sets, 65 pages of photographs of the actors in costume.
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
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 and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.