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Holland, Bernard Henry, 1856-1926 (civil servant)

 Person

Biography

Bernard Henry Holland (1856-1926), civil servant

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from Bernard Henry Holland to John Willis Clark, 25 Mar. 1880-25 Mar. 1900 (Circa. No date given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/67
Scope and Contents

He read Clark's critique in 'Pall Mall' and went to see the play at the Lyceum; 'Irving certainly most un-Romeo in the first act and as you say looks sad because old not because in love.'; he thought some of Irving's acting 'overdone' and 'too hysterical'; Ellen [Terry] was better in earlier parts; 'She don't seem to me to rise to the situation in her big speech when she contemplates her burial.'

Dates: 25 Mar. 1880-25 Mar. 1900 (Circa. No date given)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Bernard Holland to John Willis Clark, 13 Apr. 1880-13 Apr. 1900 (Circa. No year given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/56
Scope and Contents

To visit Switzerland; he read notices of D. Rochat and agrees with Clark's criticisms; 'A play like D. Rochat turning on a burning question of the day and designed to excite animosities seems to me much out of place on the boards of the Fran├žais...'

Dates: 13 Apr. 1880-13 Apr. 1900 (Circa. No year given)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).