Penalties for recurrent disruptive behaviour in the theatres,

Print
ca. 1775 (printed)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Printed annoucement of Lord Mansfield's ruling which imposed penalities for recurrent disruptive behaviour in the theatres, ca. 1775.


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Materials and Techniques
Printing ink on paper
Brief Description
Printed annoucement of Lord Mansfield's ruling which imposed penalities for recurrent disruptive behaviour in the theatres, ca. 1775
Physical Description
Printed annoucement of Judge William Murray, First Earl of Mansfield's ruling in favour of the actor, Charles Macklin (1699-1797), and imposing penalities for recurrent disruptions from the audience during the course of productions, ca. 1775.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24.2cm (approximately) (Note: The measurements given are for the print itself, and do not include the band of cream sugar paper on which the print is mounted.)
  • Width: 18.5cm (approximately)
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Object history
Acquired for the Enthoven Collection from Alec Clunes Bookshops, along with two collections of 19th century playbills and assorted theatrical engravings, pamphlets and caricatures (RF1959/1915; Nominal file: MA/1/C1837).
Summary
Printed annoucement of Lord Mansfield's ruling which imposed penalities for recurrent disruptive behaviour in the theatres, ca. 1775.
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Collection
Accession Number
S.1255-2015

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record createdJuly 24, 2015
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