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H Beard Print Collection

Print
1879 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

A newspaper article providing a short introduction to the career of Sarah Bernhardt. The article is illustrated with an etched copy of a photograph of the actress. The image is a portrait of Bernhardt's head and shoulders and shows her in a dress with a high, upstanding outer collar and tightly pleated inner collar. The front bodice is decorated with what appears to be a spray of flowers and a beaded or fabric fringe. Harry Beard Collection.


Object details
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Print
Brief description
An illustrated article focusing on the early career of Sarah Bernhardt, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
A newspaper article providing a short introduction to the career of Sarah Bernhardt. The article is illustrated with an etched copy of a photograph of the actress. The image is a portrait of Bernhardt's head and shoulders and shows her in a dress with a high, upstanding outer collar and tightly pleated inner collar. The front bodice is decorated with what appears to be a spray of flowers and a beaded or fabric fringe.
Dimensions
  • Height: 17cm
  • Width: 24.1cm
Subject depicted
Summary
A newspaper article providing a short introduction to the career of Sarah Bernhardt. The article is illustrated with an etched copy of a photograph of the actress. The image is a portrait of Bernhardt's head and shoulders and shows her in a dress with a high, upstanding outer collar and tightly pleated inner collar. The front bodice is decorated with what appears to be a spray of flowers and a beaded or fabric fringe. Harry Beard Collection.
Other number
F.156-19 - H Beard collection numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.6322-2009

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Record createdJanuary 14, 2010
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