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Print - H Beard Print Collection

H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, published)

  • Date:

    1792 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thornthwaite, J. (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving. Printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S. 704-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraving of Mrs Abington in the character of Widow Belmour from Arthur Murphy's The Way To Keep Him, 1792. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington as Widow Belmour in The Way to Keep Him,1792. Harry Beard Collection.

Place of Origin

London (probably, published)

Date

1792 (published)

Artist/maker

Thornthwaite, J. (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving. Printed ink on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

"Oh! blest with temper, whose unclouded ray, / Can make tomorrow chearful to-day.'"
Printed below portrait. The quote is from Act 3, Scene 1 of Arthur Murphy's The Way To Keep Him.

Dimensions

Width: 14.2 cm Mount, Height: 22.8 cm Mount, Height: 13.7 cm Print, Width: 8.1 cm Print

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs. Abington as Widow Belmour in The Way to Keep Him,1792. Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Etching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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