Charles Mathews’ Trip to America

mezzotint of Charles MatthewFrom 25 March to late April 1824, comic actor and impersonator Charles Mathews performed the most famous of his annual “At Home” shows at London’s Lyceum Theatre. Image: Charles Mathews, detail from a mezzotint by C. Turner, 1825, after an oil painting by James Lonsdale. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.

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25 Mar 1824 to 25 Apr 1824

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