The Wallet of Time

The Wallet of Time is a publication by William Winter, published in two volumes in 1913.

The Wallet of Time
The Wallet of Time Moffat, Yard and Company, 1913
AuthorWilliam Winter
CountryUnited States
SubjectTheater, Actors
PublisherMoffat, Yard and Company
Publication date
Media typePrint
LC ClassPN2285


The book focuses on American stage actors and actresses, most of whom had been born in Europe, of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth century. The first volume, which is 668 pages long, includes thirty-three illustrations of actors and actresses. Many of the plays and roles are mentioned, thus, the work is of particular value to people who have an interest in or curiosity about stage actors of earlier times.

The book's title is taken from the words of William Shakespeare: "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion..."

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