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Amusements -- Great Britain

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Leighton Collection

Call Number: MSS 16
Overview: The collection comprises ten original sketchbooks, albums, and scrapbooks compiled by Mary Leighton and her children, 1824-1860.
Dates: 1824-1860

Sketchbook, circa 1854-1859

 Item — Vol. 9
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Sketchbook features drawings from Baldwyn Leighton’s social engagements in Cheshire at Arley Hall, estate of Rowland Eyles Egerton-Warburton (1804–1891), and Tabley Hall, estate of George Fleming Warren, 2nd Baron De Tabley (1811–1887). Warren and his wife would become Baldwyn’s in-laws on his 1864 marriage to their daughter, Eleanor (1841¬–1914). The drawings seem primarily by Baldwyn’s hand and portray amateur theatricals and practical jokes, such as Lord Shawcross “got up as a drunken man”...
Dates: circa 1854-1859