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Irving, Henry

Henry Irving – One of England’s most famous actors. A brief 3 page ALS, July 1876, on a small sheet of personal stationery from 15A Grafton St, in Mayfair, London. The printed address is crossed out and he wrote his location for that day– which I can’t make out. The paper is a folded sheet forming 4 pages measuring 4 x 6. Irving’s difficult penmanship runs on the front page and two inside pages. He is re-arranging his schedule and moving an appointment.
Irving was a leader in British theatre not just as a famous actor but as manager of the Lyceum Theatre, one of London’s most successful and vibrant theatres of the late 19th Century