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Title
The tempest : a comedy
Names
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Hopkins, William, -1780 (Annotator)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection scripts

Plays

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1774
Place: London
Publisher: John Bell
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *NCP (Shakespeare, W. Tempest. London, 1774)
Topics
Drama
Promptbooks
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest
Baddeley, Robert, 1733-1794
Genres
Drama
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Shakespeare ; as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane ; regulated from the prompt-book, with permission of the managers, by Mr. Hopkins, prompter ; an introduction, and notes critical and illustrative, are added, by the authors of the Dramatic censor.
Content: Promptbook made from the "second edition" published: London : Printed for John Bell, 1774.
Content: With penned cuts and additions.
Physical Description
Extent: P. 225-279 ; 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47123181
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15065807
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 71d506a0-0286-0138-fa99-13ee5c42bba9
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1564: Creator Born
  • 1616: Creator Died
  • 1774: Issued
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The tempest " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1774. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7513c0-25ba-0138-b564-0dd8ca623a79

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The tempest " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7513c0-25ba-0138-b564-0dd8ca623a79

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1774). The tempest Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7513c0-25ba-0138-b564-0dd8ca623a79

Wikipedia Citation

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The tempest