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London Tennis Court cum Theatre
Site of Premiere of Congreve's "Love for Love"


WILKINSON, R. Remains of Gibbon's Tennis Court, as it appeared after the Fire, 17. September, 1809. Used in 1660, as the first Theatre of the Kings Company of Comedians, until the Erection of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. London, R. Wilkinson, 1811.

Rare broadside documenting the history of one of London's first tennis courts; converted into a theatre in 1660, this was the site of William Congreve's "Love for Love" premiere (1695).
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