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Barry Jackson

(1879–1961) English director and manager. Trained as an architect, Jackson was heir to a fortune derived from one of the leading grocery firms in the Midlands. In 1907 he founded ...

Barry Jackson

Barry Jackson  

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(1879–1961)English director and manager. Trained as an architect, Jackson was heir to a fortune derived from one of the leading grocery firms in the Midlands. In 1907 he founded ...
Lil Son Jackson

Lil Son Jackson  

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B. Melvin Jackson, 16 (or 17) August 1915, Barry, Texas, USA, d. 30 May 1976, Dallas, Texas, USA. Having been raised in a sharecropping environment and taught to play guitar ...
An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island

An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island  

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By John Hunter, was published in 1793 in London, where a year later Hunter was selected as successor to Governor Arthur Phillip. One of the first examples of Australian exploration ...
William Bradley

William Bradley  

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(1757–1833),came to Australia in the First Fleet as first lieutenant of HMS Sirius and surveyed, with Captain John Hunter, the Port Jackson and Broken Bay areas; Bradley's Head on ...
William Bryant

William Bryant  

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(1757–91) and(1765–?),convicts in the First Fleet, married at Port Jackson in February 1788. On 28 March 1791 the Bryants and seven other convicts escaped in a small boat ...
Pilgrim Players

Pilgrim Players  

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An amateur group formed in Birmingham in 1907 by Barry Jackson to present chiefly verse drama. In 1911 their name was changed to the Birmingham Repertory Company, and it formed ...
Bungaree

Bungaree  

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Of the Broken Bay tribe, was one of the first Aborigines (Arabanoo was the first) to have extended contact with the White settlement at Port Jackson. A well-known figure in ...
Barangaroo

Barangaroo  

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Was the wife of the Aborigine Bennelong. She is mentioned in Watkin Tench's A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson (1793) and is fictionally presented in Eleanor Dark's The Timeless ...
Bennelong

Bennelong  

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The second Aborigine to live in the Port Jackson settlement (Arabanoo was the first), was captured, with another Aborigine, Colbee, by Lieutenant William Bradley on instructions from Captain Arthur ...
Arabanoo

Arabanoo  

(c.1761–89),the first Aboriginal hostage of the British at Port Jackson, resided at the governor's house and in an adjacent hut from December 1788 until his death in May 1789. ...
Oberlin College

Oberlin College  

Founded in 1833 in Oberlin, Ohio, on the principle of educating Americans regardless of race, gender, or class, Oberlin College was one of the few institutions of higher learning that ...
Arthur H. Adams

Arthur H. Adams  

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(1872–1936) married (1898) Lilian Paton.Born at Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand, he graduated from Otago University and began to study law before abandoning it for journalism, serving as war ...
Malvern Festival

Malvern Festival  

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Summer drama festival held annually from 1929 to 1939, revived briefly in the 1940s and 1960s, and re-established as a more general annual arts festival in 1977. Barry Jackson founded ...
Paul Shelving

Paul Shelving  

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(1888–1968)English designer. After study in fine art and service in the war, he became resident designer and scene painter at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre under Jackson, and designed Shaw's ...
memorials

memorials  

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Memorials have been a feature of the commemoration of war since early recorded history. They were once largely triumphalist. The pharaoh Tuthmosis III (1479–1425 bc) erected two obelisks to proclaim ...
William Armstrong

William Armstrong  

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(b. Edinburgh, 30 Nov. 1882; d. Birmingham, 5 Oct. 1952)Actor and director. He had a long and varied career, but found his true vocation from 1923 to 1944 as ...
Spanish Lady

Spanish Lady  

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Title of projected opera in 2 acts by Elgar, Op.89, to lib. by Barry Jackson based on Jonson's The Devil is an Ass (1616). Begun 1932. 2 songs, ed. P. M. Young, pubd. 1955, and suite for str., ed. ...
Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Birmingham Repertory Theatre  

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One of the earliest of the regional repertory theatres in the UK, the Birmingham Rep was founded and funded by Barry Jackson, and had its origins in an amateur group ...
Regent Theatre

Regent Theatre  

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London, in the Euston Road. This theatre, seating 1,310 in three tiers, opened in 1900 as the Euston Music-Hall, and became a playhouse in 1922, opening with Body and Soul ...
modern dress

modern dress  

The use of contemporary costumes for classic plays. The Elizabethans had loose ideas about earlier periods and were not conscious of anachronisms, as evidenced by the Peacham drawing of Titus ...

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