Patience libretti, 1881-1920s

Scope and Content

Various versions of the published libretto for Patience.

Notable copies include:

  • Copy interleaved as for prompt with handwritten corrections to the text. Labelled on front 'Corrected copy V / Mr Bull' in Helen Carte's hand.
  • Bound copy, marked by Jane Stedman for moves, cuts and text corrections, with diagrams and plans. Also includes a copy of the author's published essay 'The Genesis of Patience', inscribed to Bridget D'Oyly Carte.