Broadside: Boston Theatre. Benefit of Mr. Hackett New Year's Night. When he will perform, for the first time here in several years, his original character of Rip Van Winkle, A Hudson River Dutchman. "O'Callaghan, the Irish Doctor!" "Rip Van Winkle, or The Sleep of Twenty Years", and "His Last Legs or, Experiments in Mesmerism"
Boston: FA Searle Printing, 1869.
20 x 8.5 inches. RIP. Fine Item #301768
James Henry Hackett (1800-1871) started playing Rip in 1830.