Life Was Worth Living: The Reminiscences of W. Graham Robertson

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LIFE WAS WORTH LIVING
the reminiscences of W. Graham Robertson

WITH A FOREWORD BY SIR JOHNSTON FORBES-ROBERTSON

HARPER AND BROTHERS: PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Illustrations vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Author's Preface xi
  • Shades of My Ancestors 1
  • Of Waistcoats, Witches, And Eliza's Mother 12
  • Actresses, Aunts, and the Steam Hammer 22
  • Worsted Work and Walter Crane 33
  • Of the Grosvenor Gallery 43
  • Of the Lady of Belmont And Albert Moore 53
  • Eton, Art, and Venus Annodomini 63
  • Of Edward Burne-Jones 73
  • The Spell of Rossetti 86
  • Of a Poet, a Poodle, and a Cook 98
  • Of the Divine Sarah 107
  • More of Madame Sarah 117
  • Of Oscar Wilde 129
  • Of Ellen Terry 139
  • Our Lady of the Lyceum 149
  • Of Henry Irving 162
  • In the Shadow of Irving 176
  • Of James Mcneill Whistler 187
  • Of Nellie Farren 202
  • Of Ada Rehan and Augustin Daly 215
  • Of John Sargent 233
  • Of the St. James's Theatre And Mrs. Patrick Campbell 247
  • Of Costume and Other Matters 261
  • The Toll of the 'Nineties. 274
  • Back to the Land 288
  • Of Sandhills, Binkie and 'Pinkie' 306
  • My Most Notable Acquaintances 324
  • Index 341
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