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Mathews, Charles, 1776–1835
The London Mathews : containing an account of this celebrated actor's memorandum book, of peculiarities, characters, and manners, collected by him in his various trips, and several other humorous songs, (all adpted to well-known airs.), viz. Memoranda in confusion, The night coach, "Bubbles", a capital song, The sailing match, Old and new times, Public office, Bow street, Finale, and a monopolylogue, intitled [sic], The Crown Inn Danger : embellished with seven copper-plate engravings.
London : Printed by and for William Cole, No. 10, Newgate Street, [1826?]
Physical Description:
36 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4984.M88 .L66 1826
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Frontispiece illustration, by William Heath, represents Mathews in 7 characters.
"Price sixpence" at foot of t.p.
Publisher's advertisments on front wrapper and on verso of end wrapper.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original orange printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Acting -- Great Britain.
Actors -- Great Britain.
Ballads, English.
Cole, William -- Publisher.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1826.
Folk songs, English.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Theater -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
Theater -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Heath, William, 1795-1840, ill.

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