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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/M/1
Alt Ref NoNM/N/6
TitleJames H Atkinson
Datec1902-1913
DescriptionAn alphabet index book referred to as 'Father's scrapbook 1906'; this is an album of newspaper cuttings regarding Madge Atkinson's father, James H. Atkinson and his various acting roles. The content is wholly newspaper reviews of performances starring James Atkinson with a few mentions of Madge as well, who sometimes starred alongside her father (see the Evening News 14 November 1907).
The scrapbook was created by Atkinson himself and includes annotations next to reviews. 23 pages of the 100 page book have been used.

Content includes a cartoon from the Daily Dispatch, and reviews of Atkinson in the following plays/parts and venues: Bardolph in Henry IV at the Prince's Theatre, Launce in The Two Gentleman of Verona at the Independent Theatre in Manchester, Much Ado about Nothing at the Queen's Theatre, A Fool's Paradise at the St. James's Theatre, Richard III at the Queen's Theatre, The Admirable Bashville at the Theatre Royal.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 brown album
Physical DescriptionCareful handling is required as many reviews are folded and care is needed when unfolding. Some items have detached.
FormatNewspaper Cuttings
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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