- Bartley, Sarah, 1783-1850
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Sarah Bartley manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
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Sarah Bartley (formerly Smith), English actress. Her career included roles in plays by Mrs. Inchbald, Thomas Holcroft and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and upon a visit to Dublin in 1808, she performed a musical piece composed for her by Thomas Moore. For a time following the retirement of foremost actress Sara Siddons, Bartley was considered the reigning tragedy queen of the London stage. To Jane Porter, novelist : 1 autograph letter signed : ca. 8 May 1817 : (MISC 2509) : begins: "When Mr. B. went to the theatre yesterday he was a much surpris'd as what he heard there, as when you inform'd him on Friday of your being the Author!".
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