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Paddy's portfolio : programme


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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Irish painter, playwright, and author Samuel Lover (1797-1868) was a prolific artist during the nineteenth century. He painted portraits and wrote plays, ballads, and novels.

"Samuel Lover 1797-1868." Literature Online. (accessed March 16, 2007).

This collection consists of a holograph programme draft for a performance of Samuel Lover's

Paddy's Portfolio, "containing numerous sketches of character," etc., at Clifton House. In addition to Lover's autograph text are two fragments from a printed program as it was published for a performance at another theatre.

Box 22, F0393: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1992.

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2007 March 16
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Collection Inventory

Samuel Lover programme for "Paddy's Portfolio", undated.
Box 22 Folder F0393
Physical Description

Autograph manuscript with printed fragments, 1 p.

Print, Suggest