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Taylor, Tom 1817-1880

Overview
Works: 499 works in 1,834 publications in 2 languages and 12,297 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Diaries  Caricatures and cartoons  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Librettist, Lyricist, Other, Attributed name, edc, Adapter
Classifications: PR5549.T4, 827.008
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Punch( )

in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Tom Taylor( Book )

12 editions published between 1842 and 2008 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography and memoirs of Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) by Benjamin Robert Haydon( Book )

38 editions published in 1926 in English and French and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and times of Sir Joshua Reynolds : with notices of some of his contemporaries by Charles Robert Leslie( Book )

35 editions published between 1865 and 2014 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This two-volume life of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92) was begun by the Royal Academician Charles Leslie (1794-1859), who had previously published a life of John Constable, also reissued in this series. On Leslie's death, the journalist and dramatist Tom Taylor (1817-80) completed the work, published in 1865. Leslie's motive was that he felt that Reynolds had been unfairly treated by an earlier biography. He aimed to show that Reynolds was 'the genial centre of a most various and brilliant society, as well as the transmitter of its chief figures to our time by his potent art'. One of the greatest artists of the eighteenth century, especially famous for his portraits, Reynolds was also instrumental in founding the Royal Academy, and was its first president. Volume 2 begins in 1773, and ends with Reynolds' death. Leslie also provides an assessment of his status as an artist
Autobiographical recollections by Charles Robert Leslie( Book )

26 editions published between 1860 and 2014 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Academician Charles Leslie (1794-1859) also wrote biographies of fellow painters. His life of John Constable and a two-volume work on Sir Joshua Reynolds are also reissued in this series. On his death, the Reynolds work was completed by the journalist and dramatist Tom Taylor (1817-80), who also edited Leslie's two-volume autobiography, published in 1860. Though born in London, Leslie was an American, a child prodigy in drawing, who returned to Britain in 1811 to study painting with Benjamin West and Washington Allston. He had enormous admiration for the paintings of his contemporaries and of the previous generation, and his reminiscences are intended to preserve 'some recollections of those chiefly whom I could praise'. Volume 1 of this lively and self-deprecating work, full of good-humoured anecdotes, is prefaced by an introductory essay by Taylor on Leslie and his art
Our American cousin, a drama, in 3 acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

32 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Masks and faces ; or, Before and behind the curtain : a comedy in two acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

50 editions published between 1854 and 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still waters run deep : an original comedy in three acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

54 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Benjamin Robert Haydon, historical painter, from his autobiography and journals by Benjamin Robert Haydon( Book )

14 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballads and songs of Brittany by Théodore Hersart La Villemarqué( Book )

20 editions published between 1865 and 2011 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vestige d'une tradition orale, les chants de "Barzaz Breizh" recueillis par le vicomte de La Villemarqué restent un des ouvrages essentiel du patrimoine de la Bretagne, et plus largement un témoignage éclairant sur la culture bretonne. Cette nouvelle édition restitue dans son intégralité le texte de 1867. Le CD propose 12 grands classiques de ces chants de Bretagne, interprétés par Yann-Fanch Kemener et la maîtrise de Rennes sous la dir. de Jean-Michel Noêl
Our American cousin : the play that changed history by Tom Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A copy of the play as well as a discussion of Lincoln's assassination
The bottle : a drama in two acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

36 editions published between 1847 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To parents and guardians! : at Jubilee House Establishment, Clapham, young gentlemen are, &c. &c. : an original comic drama in one act by Tom Taylor( Book )

26 editions published between 1846 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ticket-of-leave man : a drama in four acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

34 editions published between 1860 and 1920 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folder contains the printed script cut and pasted on blank leaves, with extensive manuscript annotations, cues, stage directions and sketches of stage lay-outs
The overland route : a comedy in three acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

25 editions published between 1853 and 1899 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To oblige Benson : a comedietta in one act : adapted from the French by Tom Taylor( Book )

30 editions published between 1850 and 1925 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical recollections by Charles Robert Leslie( Book )

7 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unequal match : a comedy in three acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

29 editions published between 1857 and 1900 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haverly's Theatre program. Haverly's Theatre, J.H. Haverly & Co., proprietors, S.F. Nixon & J.F. ZImmerman, sole managers, Geo. R. Emery, treasurer, Chas. H. Brooks, assistant treasurer. First appearance here of Mrs. Langtry (under the direction of Mr. Henry E. Abbey) in Tom Taylor's comedy, entitled "An Unequal Match,"Mr. Charles A. Mendum, acting manager, Langry Company. Stage manager Mr. W.H. Young, treasurer Mr. J.H. Palser. During the evening the orchestra, under the direction of Mr. Mark Hassler, will perform popular musical selections
A sheep in wolf's clothing : a domestic drama in one act by Tom Taylor( Book )

23 editions published between 1800 and 1900 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plot and passion : an original drama, in three acts by Tom Taylor( Book )

34 editions published between 1853 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Taylor, T. P. 1817-1880

Taylor Thomas Proclus

Taylor, Thomas Proclus 1817-1880

Taylor, Tomasz.

Tom Taylor angol drámaíró és humorista

Tom Taylor auteur dramatique

Tom Taylor critico letterario e scrittore inglese

Tom Taylor engelsk dramatiker

Tom Taylor englischer Dramatiker

Tom Taylor toneelschrijver uit Engeland (1817-1880)

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Languages
English (561)

French (1)

Covers
Autobiographical recollectionsOur American cousin, a drama, in 3 actsBallads and songs of Brittany