Act the 2.d of the New Drury Lane Brewery or a Managers Spur to Progress.
Pub.d Jan.y 1812 by Walker & Knight No 7 Cornhill.
Engraving. 300 x 400mm. Creased.
When the Drury Lane Theatre burnt down in 1809 Sheridan was ruined. He turned to his friend Samuel Whitbread (the brewer) for help rebuilding it. However because Sheridan's creditors had to accept 25% of their due it was decided that Sheridan should be banned from management of the new theatre.
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