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Print - H Beard Print Collection

H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    24th January 1825 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Fairburn (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand coloured etching

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.2577-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print entitled 'A Pair of Spectacles, or, The London Stage in 1824-5'. The image satirises both the affiar of Edmund Kean with Charlotte Cox, and the broken engagement between Maria Foote and Joseph Haynes. Published by John Fairburn, 1825.

Physical description

Print entitled 'A Pair of Spectacles, or, The London Stage in 1824-5', depicting two men and a woman looking at a pair of spectacles. In one eye there is an image of Edmund Kean as Richard III, in the other is an image of Maria Foote.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

24th January 1825 (published)

Artist/maker

John Fairburn (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand coloured etching

Dimensions

Height: 24.9 cm, Width: 35.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'A Pair of Spectacles, or, The London Stage in 1824-5', published by John Fairburn, 1825, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process); Hand-colouring; Print-making

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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