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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 6, January 2-3, 1852

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Identifier: DX01078559

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 6, January 2-3, 1852

Description: Mentions seeing Lola Montez dance.

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2. Friday. Took sketch to Barton, accepted. Lockingtons, Traveller Office &c. Avery’s. Afternoon out again after drawing. Castle Garden. Met Beukman. Pencil buying. In at [Thomas W.] Strongs. Some writing to do for his “Whittlings of Jonathans Jack Knife.” Reveille. Drawing during evening for a short time, then with Holbrook who had come home and supped with me to the Broadway Theatre, to see Lola Montes, who has come here to make profit of her [word crossed out]’s notoriety. A dull performance, she excelling neither as a dancer or a handsome woman. The latter she may have been. [word crossed out]. The audience neither condemnatory or enthusiastic. Farce afterwards.

3. Saturday. Putting Reveille subject on wood. Little Edward Greatbatch came, with a letter for me from England. [William] Barth called in the afternoon. Out with him. To Reveille Office. Got

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-01-02

Type(s): Diary
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Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diaries
Theater
Dance
Women
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)
Artists

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