Willard, E. S. (Edward Smith), 1853-1915

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birth 1853
death 1915
WorldCat, ahub, harvard, LC

Biographical notes:

English actor. Famous as The Spider in "The Silver King." Manager of The Shaftesbury Theater in London. Toured the United States in "David Garrick." Produced and performed in a number of Broadway plays.

From the description of Letters to Mrs.[Elizabeth N.?] Fairchild, 1896-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 69679425

Epithet: writer of plays, pseudonym R Penn

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x000060

Willard documented his work in the theatre with photographs, scripts written by his wife Emily Waters (writing under the pen name ‘Rachel Penn’). He also kept volumes of press cuttings and several performance programs

From the guide to the The Edward Smith Willard Collection, 1869-1915, (V&A Department of Theatre and Performance)

E. S. Willard was an English actor.

Caroline Augusta Furness was the daughter of Horace Howard Furness. She was married to Horace Jayne in 1894.

From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness and Caroline Augusta Furness, 1891-1907. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883848

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