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|Named Person:||John Hodgkinson|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
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Topics covered in these scattered volumes include 1797-1798, Dunlap's work as a theater manager including the Old American Company of Comedians at John Street Theatre and his partnership with John Hodgkinson managing the Park Theatre (a.k.a. the New Theatre); 1819-1820, his attempts to earn a living as as a portrait painter and his establishment of a reasonably successful studio in Norfolk, Virginia; 1833-1834, Dunlap had just published his "History of the American Theatre" and would see his "Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design" published in 1834; he continued to paint portraits in spite of poverty and ill health as well as to read contemporary literature, meet with his many friends, and take an active role in the National Academy of Design.
- Hodgkinson, John, -- 1767-1805.
- Old American Company.
- John Street Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- New Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- National Academy of Design.
- Theater management -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Theater -- United States.
- Portrait painting, American.
- Portrait painting -- 20th century -- United States.
- Theater -- History.
- Design -- History.
- American literature.
- English literature.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
- United States -- Intellectual life.