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Title
The wheel of fortune: a comedy, in five acts..., [Frontispiece with Byron's signature]
Names
Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811 (Author)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Signer)
Collection

The wheel of fortune: a comedy, in five acts; as performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Dates / Origin
Place: London
Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme
Date Created: 1806-09-15 (Questionable)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Acc 23-078
Topics
English drama
Genres
Frontispieces
signatures (names)
Notes
Content: Pforzheimer copy: Lord Byron's personal acting copy, with his autograph signature and inscription.
Date: No publication date, but Byron dated his signature September 15, 1806.
Type of Resource
Text
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14562447
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 24.07.006
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9e5c2f0-a1d8-013c-8f22-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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  • : Place
  • 1732: Creator Born
  • 1806: Created
  • 1811: Creator Died
  • 2024: Digitized
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "The wheel of fortune" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1806. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa01f260-a1d8-013c-2cc1-0242ac110002

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "The wheel of fortune" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa01f260-a1d8-013c-2cc1-0242ac110002

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1806). The wheel of fortune Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa01f260-a1d8-013c-2cc1-0242ac110002

Wikipedia Citation

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The wheel of fortune