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Sworn at Highgate!

George Daniel

Sworn at Highgate!

a musical farce, in two acts

by George Daniel

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Published by John Cumberland, 2, Cumberland Terrace, Camden New Town in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Daniel, author of Doctor Bolus...&c. ; printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical, by D-G. ; to which are added, a description of the costume,-cast of the characters, entrances and exits,-relative positions of the performers on the stage,-and the whole of the stage business, as performed at the Metropolitan minor theatres ; embellished with a fine engraving, by Mr. Bonner, from a drawing taken in the theatre by Mr. R. Cruikshank.
SeriesCumberland"s minor theatre -- 51
ContributionsBonner, George William., Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856., Cumberland, John, 1787-1866, publisher.
The Physical Object
Pagination41p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18571385M

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