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To the Lovers of the Drama. This day, Sept. 1, 1800, is published, price one shilling no XXVIII. of the Dramatic Censor; or, monthly epitome of Taste, Fashion, and Manners. Comprizing, in the form of a Journal, A Complete History of the Stage, under the several heads of Strictures on the Plays represented each night at both Theatres-Remarks on the merits of the Performers-Observations on the Scenery, Dresses, and Decorations-Disquisitions into the preservation or violation of costume, historic truth. and all other objects connected with Dramatic composition. As likewise a Monthly Retrospect of the Fashionable World, embracing all fashionable and leading topics, connected with Taste, Literature, and Refinement. Dramatic and Literary Intelligence. Original Poetry, &c. The whole forming a complete Epitome of the Times, and exhibiting a just transcript of the actual Drama of Human Life, as represented on the grand Stage of Human Action; on liberal. but bold and independant principles. By T. Dutton, A. M. Author of the Literary Census; Pizarro, with Notes; The Apparition of Zoroaster; and Translator of Nicolai's celebrated Satirical Romance, entitled Sebaldus Nothanker. London: Published by J. Roach, Russell-Court, facing the Box-Door of Drury-Lane Theatre; and C. Chapple, No. 66, Pall Mall.
- Dutton, Thomas, active 18th century-19th century.
Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville (in Highland costume), bleeds Neptune while Alexander Trotter holds a bowl to catch the guineas which flow from the incision; representing Trotter's embezzlement of public funds and Melville 's alleged connivance. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1805.
- Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
- [1 April 1805]