Sketch by Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland, depicting Henry Irving and Ellen Terry in King Lear at the Lyceum 1892.
Bought from Abott and Holder April 2017, previously by family descent from James Jebusa shannon.
Sketch by Violet Manners, of the opening night of King Lear at the Lyceum Theatre 1892. Irving as Lear and Ellen Terry as Cordelia. Sketch depicts eight vingnettes showing the following scenes from the play: Act IV, Scene VIII; Act III, Scene II; Act V, Scene III; Act IV, scene VII, Act V, Scene III and Act V, scene III. Sketches were made for the Pall Mall Gazette.