Past Images of the Month - September 2014

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Charles Dibdin. Engraving by Benjamin Smith after Thomas Kearsley.  Published by Benjamin Smith and John Thompson, London, 1801. Isaac Bickerstaffe  : The Padlock, a comic opera.  First performed Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 3 October 1768.  This was Dibdin's first work for Drury Lane and one of his greatest successes, still occasionally revived a century later.  New edition of the libretto, London, [c.1770]. Mr Dibdin as performing at the Sans Souci.  Anonymous engraving. [London, c.1800.] Dibdin : The Joys of the Country.  One of the 35 songs in The Wags, the most successful of all Dibdin's Table Entertainments.  London, [1790]. Six Songs ... by the late celebrated Mr Dibdin.  Published by subscription.  London, [1816].