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  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1st March 1886 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The Belgravia Fine Art Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Ellen Terry (1847-1928) and Henry Irving (1838-1905) started acting together in 1878 when Terry joined the Lyceum theatre company managed by Irving. They formed a very successful acting pair, headlining most of the Lyceum's productions, specifically Shakespearean dramas.

Olivia is a play based on Oliver Goldsmith's novel The Vicar of Wakefield.

Physical description

Black and white print showing Ellen Terry in the top half and Henry Irving in the bottom half. Image of Terry shows her from head to waist, she wears a dress with elbow-length sleeves. To the right of her 'OLIVIA' is printed. Irving sits of a chair, smoking a long pipe. He wears a black three piece suit with white collar. To the left of him 'THE VICAR' is printed.

Place of Origin

London (published)


1st March 1886 (published)


The Belgravia Fine Art Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 42.3 cm, Width: 27.0 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting Ellen Terry as Olivia and Henry Irving as the Vicar of Wakefield in Olivia, published by The Belgravia Fine Art Co., 1st March 1886.


Paper; Ink




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Theatre and Performance Collection

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