By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
Volumes 3 and 4 of this monumental paintings comprise complete entries for all such illustrious names as these of the Cibbers—Colley, Theophilus, and Susanna Maria—Kitty Clive, and Charlotte Charke, George Colman, the Elder, and the more youthful, William Davenant, and De Loutherboug. yet right here are also complete entries for dozens of vital secondary figures and of stripling ones whose tales have by no means been advised, in addition to a census (and at the least a couple of recoverable proof) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres.
As within the earlier volumes during this distinguished sequence, the accompanying illustrations comprise not less than one photograph of every topic for whom a portrait exists.
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3) Page v List Of Illustrations FRINGE THEATRICALS: PLEASURE GARDENS, CIRCUSES, FAIRS, MASQUERADES, AND MINOR THEATRES page Bird's-eye view of Vauxhall Gardens in 1754 515 A concert at Vauxhall Gardens 516 Interior of the music room at Vauxhall Gardens about 1765 517 View of Ranelagh Gardens in 1750 518 Clerkenwell and environs 519 Clerkenwell and environs in 1794 520 Exterior of Sadler's Wells 521 Rope dancing at Sadler's Wells in 1795 521 Stage of the Pantheon 522 Ruins of the Pantheon in 1792 523 Auditorium of the Royalty Theatre, Wellclose Square, 17851787 524 Exterior and interior views of Astley's Riding School in 1770 525 Site of the Royal Circus, near the Obelisk 526 Interior of Astley's Olympic Pavilion in 1807 527 A masquerade at the King's Theatre 528 Bartholomew Fair in 1721 529 Detail of Lee and Harper's booth at Bartholomew Fair 530 Hogarth's ''Southwark Fair," 1733 531 Greenwich and environs 532 Richardson's booth at Greenwich Fair 533 May Fair in 1716 534 Richmond, Twickenham, and environs 535 Actress in a barn, by Hogarth, 1738 536 Page vii Volume 3 Cabanel to Cory Page 1 C Cabanel, Mons [fl.
17901800], musician. William Callcott was the son of Thomas Callcott, bricklayer and builder, of Kensington. He was a relatively obscure figure in comparison to his more famous brothers, Dr John Wall Callcott (17661821) and Sir Augustus Wall Callcott (17791844). As legal documents concerning William do not give him the middle name of Wall (the Page 19 maiden name of his father's second wife Charlotte), his mother probably was Charlotte Urry, his father's first wife, who had married Thomas in 1750.
On 16 February 1661, along with the elder Henry Purcell and other Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal, Mr Jonas Caldicot was installed as a Petty Canon of the Chapel. He paid a 5s. installation fee. The only other mention of Caldicot in the Westminster Abbey Precentor's Book is that of 30 March 1661 when he was noted as having received 7s. 4d. for singing at the funeral of the King's eldest sister, Princess Mary. Calducci, Signor [fl. 17811782], singer. A manuscript in the Burney papers at the British Museum lists a Signor Calducci as the second man in serious parts in the comic operas at the King's Theatre for 178182, but his name is not found in the extant bills.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 3, Cabanel to Cory: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 ... Dictionary of Actors & Actresses, 1660-1800) by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans