IX.A.4: Miscellaneous Manuscripts: Loose Sheets:
Partial Typed Copies of Newspaper Reviews Prepared for Ulysses (Probably 1920–1921):
Material Description and Collation: The manuscript consists of 13 sheets of double-spaced typewritten black ribbon top (original) copies, watermarked "made in Docelles | VOSGES | The Best Paper"; the versos are blank.
Measurements: The manuscript measures 27.0 x 20.9 cm.
Pagination: The typist numbered pp. – "- 4 -" – "- 16 -".
Contents: The manuscripts are typed copies of reviews of the Christmas pantomimes Sinbad the Sailor and Little Red Riding Hood, produced at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre in 1892–1893, underthe management of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gunn.
The first review is incomplete (pp. – are missing), but its source is "The Pantomine at the Gaiety: "Sinbad the Sailor"," in the Freeman’s Journal, Tuesday, 27 December 1892. Page  is headed ''From the Freeman's Hournal [sic] of Tuesday, January 31st, 1893."; p.  is headed "From the Irish Times of January 30th, 1893"; p.  is headed "Advertisement in the Freeman's Journal (one number) dated | 25 and 26 December, 1893." and p.  is headed "From the Freeman's Journal, Wednesday, December 27th, 1893.".
These extracts were probably prepared for Joyce as he was rewriting "Ithaca" and making additions to earlier episodes in Paris in 1921 (see BL "Ithaca" Notesheets). It is not clear if Joyce used these extracts as such for his notes.
Dating: This typescript was probably prepared for Joyce in 1920 or 1921.
Other Markings: There is a note in an unidentified hand in lead pencil "Probably G. B. Hall | drama critic | Freeman's Journal | (C. Curran Sept. ’49)", which may have been made at the time of the La Hune Exhibition before the manuscript arrived in Buffalo. There is an addition in an unknown hand in lead pencil on p. .
Publication: This manuscript has been reproduced in black and white photo-facsimile on JJA 3.412–424.
Notes: There are rust stains from a paperclip on pp.  and [16v]. The left margins of pp. ,  and  are ragged and right margin of p. [16v] has been repaired with tape. There is light foxing on all the pages and a black ink stain on p. [16r].