Manuscript of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The School for Scandal
Written by, or for, Elizabeth Ann Tickell. Undated but the paper is watermarked, 1808.
- Creation: c.1808
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don d. 174, fols. 1-2]
MS. Don d. 174
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20938
Manuscript of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, ‘The School for Scandal’
Biographical / Historical
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) was a dramatist and politician. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Ownership inscription 'E.A. Tickell'; Puttick and Simpson, 24 May 1869, lot 617; donated by Leonard Schlosser to auction for the benefit of the Grolier Club, New York, 1964; bought from Hoffman and Freeman catalogue Jul 1978, no. 83 by the Friends of the Bodleian.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1978.
Bound in contemporary green morocco, in cloth case
- Manuscript of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, ‘The School for Scandal’
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