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KEMBLE FAREWELL BANQUET SUBSCRIPTION COMMITTEE
Card. May 23, 1817. The admirers of the drama, ... and the lovers of the theatric art, ... are invited to unite themselves in paying some tribute of respect to ... [Mr. Kemble] on his retirement from the stage. It is intended to invite Mr. Kemble to a dinner to be given on the occasion, at which to present him with a piece of plate, already under the hand of the first artist in design. ...
[London]: [1817].
[2] p. ; 19.0 cm. (8º)

Octavo hand-slip, verso blank. Tickets, 'including the dinner and present,' were to be issued at two guineas each by the 'Committee, at the Piazza Coffee House.' The farewell banquet was given at the Freemasons' Tavern on 27 June 1817 with Lord Holland in the chair. There is no evidence of Soane's attendance in the Soane Museum Archive.

Binding Loose sheet.

Reference Number 2540


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