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Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

"Paddy's Portfolio" programme


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F393

Creator: Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

Title: "Paddy's Portfolio" programme

Inclusive Dates: undated

Extent: 1 item (1 p.)

Abstract: Programme for Samuel Lover's "Paddy's Portfolio."

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F393, Samuel Lover, "Paddy's Portfolio" programme, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL:


Purchase, 1992.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Irish painter, playwright, and author Samuel Lover (1797–1868) was a prolific artist during the nineteenth century. He painted portraits and wrote plays, ballads, and novels.


"Samuel Lover 1797–1868." Literature Online. (accessed March 16, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a holograph programme draft for a performance of Samuel Lover's Paddy's Portfolio, "containing numerous sketches of character," etc., at Clifton House. In addition to Lover's autograph text are two fragments from a printed program as it was published for a performance at another theatre.

Selected Search Terms

Corporate Names
Clifton House.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--19th century--Drama--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Theater programs.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Detailed Contents List

Samuel Lover programme for "Paddy's Portfolio" , undated   [Box 22 F393]

Autograph manuscript with printed fragments, 1 p.