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The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from:

4 Annotations

Brian   Link to this

The Rocque map shows a theatre just off Lincoln's Inn Fields. I wonder if this is the building referred to as the Opera.

http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

vicenzo   Link to this

In 1661 Davenant converted a covered tennis court into Lincoln's Inn Fields
http://www.hoasm.org/VIIA/Davenant.html

map of the Teatro.
http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~www_se/murray/Rest...

Michael Robinson   Link to this

Davenant & Restoration Theatre

The first article is splendid & well worth reading; much allusion to stage mechanics etc. in so far as they are known, & includes substantial reference to SP and the diary as the major contemporary source for audience reactions.

Restoration_spectacular
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restoration_specta...

Concerns mainly the post-diary period:-

Restoration_comedy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restoration_comedy

Mary   Link to this

The Duke's Theatre.

The following link provides an image of this theatre and a brief history of its future (in Restoration terms).

http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/librarie...

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