[ Robert Keeley, comedian and actor-manager, the original 'Fritz' in Frankenstein. ] Autograph Signature ('R. Keeley').

Robert Keeley (1793-1869), English actor-mananger, comedian and female impersonator
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On 3 x 11 cm. strip of paper, cut from a letter, presumably in response to a request for an autograph. In fair condition, on lightly aged paper folded twice. Reads: 'send another to me? There is plenty of time | Yours truly | R. Keeley'. In 1823 Keeley originated the role of 'Fritz' in 'Presumption; or, the Fate of Frankenstein', a stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein.