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18th Century Prints collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 6202

Scope and Contents

This artificial collection consists of 18th century prints that have been mounted on paper. The prints depict images of writers, and actors and actresses, many in costume, including David Garrick, Mrs. Jordan, Charles Bannister, Mrs. Woffington, Mrs. Oldfield, Nancy Dawson, Mrs. Clive, Nell Gwynn, Sarah Siddons, Richard Burbadge, and Samuel Johnson; London theaters, including the Globe and the Drury Lane; and scenes from plays.

Dates

  • 18th century

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

1 linear foot. (1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This artificial collection consists of 18th century prints that have been mounted on paper. The prints depict images of writers, and actors and actresses, many in costume, including David Garrick, Mrs. Jordan, Charles Bannister, Mrs. Woffington, Mrs. Oldfield, Nancy Dawson, Mrs. Clive, Nell Gwynn, Sarah Siddons, Richard Burbadge, and Samuel Johnson; London theaters, including the Globe and the Drury Lane; and scenes from plays.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Rare Book Collection.
Title
Finding aid for the 18th Century Prints collection
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2019 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States