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By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

Volumes 3 and 4 of this monumen­tal paintings comprise complete entries for all such illustrious names as these of the Cibbers—Colley, Theophilus, and Susanna Maria—Kitty Clive, and Charlotte Charke, George Colman, the Elder, and the more youthful, William Davenant, and De Loutherboug. yet the following are also complete entries for dozens of significant secondary figures and of teenage ones whose tales have by no means been informed, in addition to a census (and not less than a number of recoverable proof) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres. As within the prior volumes during this dis­tinguished sequence, the accompanying illus­trations comprise at the least one photo of every topic for whom a portrait exists.

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He represented "a Harlequin and a Scaramouch" in a specialty turn. Cox, Mr [fl. 1741], actor. " Evidently it was also his last, unless he took his talents to some dark corner of the provinces. Cox, Mr [fl. 1761], actor. On 13 October 1761 the company at Covent Garden Theatre presented as an afterpiece The Fair, A Grotesque Pantomime Entertainment in which various activities, performers, and spectators of a typical day at one of the popular fairsequilibrists, pantomimes, gingerbread sellers, recruiting officers, puppet showswere shown.

17291730], house servant. A house servant named Cox shared a benefit with another named Wingate at Goodman's Fields Theatre on 29 June 1730. Their functions are not known. Cox, Mr [fl. 17321736], dancer. A Mr Cox first appeared on the London stage when he danced a Pierrot Man opposite Miss Mann as a Pierrot Woman in Harlequin Restored at Drury Lane Theatre on 14 December 1732. The bill of the evening was a command performance before the Prince of Wales. Cox was one of four "Mandarin Gormogons" in the afterpiece Cephalus and Procris on 26 December.

Singer. A soprano singer named Miss Cowper seems on the evidence of published songs to have sung occasionally at Vauxhall Gardens from about 1775 through about 1780. A "Rondeau, sung by Miss Cowper in Vauxhall-Gardens, and set by Mr. {Johann Christian} Bach" is in the Enthoven Collection, hand-dated 1771. ), J. C. ), In a secret wish'd for bow'r, {from} The Relenting Shepherdess Sung by Miss Cowper at Vauxhall. ). Cowper, Mrs [fl. 17481760], actress. Mrs Cowper's name was on the playbill Page 14 of Covent Garden Theatre for 11 April 1749, when she played the small comic part of Sylvia in The Double Gallant.

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