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Relaxations.

Title
Relaxations.
Author
Walbrook, H. M. (Henry Mackinnon), 1865-1941.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 3199Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Memoirs.
  • Sketches.
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Call Number
MssCol 3199
OCLC
768427144
Author
Walbrook, H. M. (Henry Mackinnon), 1865-1941.
Title
Relaxations.
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Summary
Undated reminiscences of English playwright, drama critic, and author Henry Mackinnon Walbrook, describing the English stage and social customs during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including sketches of drama critics Clement Scott and Mowbray Morris; the actor Sir Henry Irving; performances by Adelaide Ristori, Sara Bernhardt, the Kendals, Edward Terry, Nellie Farren, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, J. Forbes-Robertson, and others. Walbrook recollects his friendship with Arthur Stanley Cooke, poet and author of Sussex Down; a trip to Ireland; essays on the Ruskin-Turner friendship and Ruskin's correspondence with Mrs. Sophia Caroline Booth, Turner's housekeeper; and on the history of tennis. Typescript (carbon).
Research Call Number
MssCol 3199
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