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Relationships of Gayler, Charles

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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acquaintances

Bellew, Frank Henry Temple (1828-1888)

Bellew published a cartoon in the Picayune which depicted Edward G. P. Wilkins, John Brougham, Boucicault, Cornelius Matthew, Charles Gayler, Fitz-James O'Brien, and Benjamin A. Baker as "playwrights registering their dramatic works before the first copyright law went into effect."

Bellew was a member of a New York group of artists and writers that existed before the Pfaff's Bohemians that also included Gayler, North, Eytinge, Charles G. Rosenberg, Seymour, and O'Brien.

Keene, Laura (1826-1873)

North, William (1825-1854)

Gayler was a member of a New York group of artists and writers that existed before the Pfaff's Bohemians that also included Eytinge, North, Bellew, Charles G. Rosenberg, Seymour, and O'Brien.

O'Brien, Fitz-James (1828-1862)

Gayler was a member of a New York group of artists and writers that existed before the Pfaff's Bohemians that also included Eytinge, North, Bellew, Charles G. Rosenberg, Seymour, and O'Brien.

Seymour, Charles Bailey (1829-1869)

Gayler was a member of a New York group of artists and writers that existed before the Pfaff's Bohemians that also included Eytinge, North, Bellew, Charles G. Rosenberg, Seymour, and O'Brien.

Thomson, Mortimer (1832-1875)

Gunn notes that "Gaylor [sic]" was one of the men present at the wake for Thomson's first wife (52).

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892)

antagonists

Wilkins, Edward (Ned) G. P. (1829-1861)

Edward G. P. Wilkins accused Gayler of copying his play Many a Slip Twixt the Cup and the Lip from the French drama Les Crochets du Pere Martin. Gayler claimed he had never seen the French play and that his drama was written earlier.

collaborators

Keene, Laura (1826-1873)

Gayler's The Love of a Prince was performed by Laura Keene's company as part of a benefit for Joseph Jefferson.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892)

Whitman replaced Gayler at the Times. Gayler harbored bitter feelings towards Whitman for this.

friends

Eytinge, Solomon Jr. (1833-1905)

Eytinge was a member of a New York group of artists and writers that existed before the Pfaff's Bohemians that also included Gayler, North, Bellew, Charles G. Rosenberg, Seymour, and O'Brien.

groups

Wallack's Lyceum

Gayler's Fritz, Our Cousin German played at Wallack's during the 1869-70 season.