Private play. Thursday, June 27th, 1822

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Printed card advertising a Regency private theatrical performance. A location of London is suggested by the identity of one of the performers. “Mrs. Weippart,” Penelope Weippert, née Blane (-1846), wife of John Michael Weippart (1775-1831), harpist, was a professional actress connected with the Theatre Royal on the Strand.
Signed at the end: Stage carpenter, Mr. Riordan.


  • Title: Private play. Thursday, June 27th, 1822. An occasional address to be delivered by Captain Hill. Foot’s farce of The liar … Colman’s farce of Blue devils … The entertainment to be concluded with supper and quadrilles.
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [1822]

Catalog Record

File 66 822 P961

Acquired November 2022

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