Mortgage and sale agreements for the English Opera House, 1891-1901

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

File includes:

  • Mortgage agreement for the English Opera House, made between D'Oyly Carte and the Hon. Hubert de Burgh-Canning, Marquis of Clanricarde, and related documents, 1891-1893.
  • Building valuation survey for the Royal English Opera House, 1891.
  • Sale agreement for the purchase of the Royal English Opera House, made between D'Oyly Carte and Albert Netter.
  • Agreement releasing Helen Carte (as executrix of D'Oyly Carte's estate) from the obligations of the 1891 mortgage agreement, with related note, 1901.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

These folders contain documents on vellum, which require careful handling.

Separated Material

The original English Opera House mortgage document has been catalogued as a museum object (S.2820-1986) A facsimile has been substituted into the archive.