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  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, published)

  • Date:

    10 May 1777 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Taylor, I. Junior, born 1759 - died 1829 (Artist)
    Walker
    Lowndes and Partners - T. (engraver)
    Mrs Abington (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving. Printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S. 717-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Sadlife from Double Gallant by Colley Cibber, 10th May 1777. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Mounted engraving of Mrs Abington.

Place of Origin

London (probably, published)

Date

10 May 1777 (published)

Artist/maker

Taylor, I. Junior, born 1759 - died 1829 (Artist)
Walker
Lowndes and Partners - T. (engraver)
Mrs Abington (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving. Printed ink on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

'Olud! I'm going home this minute: And if you / shou'd offer to dog my Chair, I protest I _ was ever / such usage_Lord_sure! oh_Follow me down then.'
Printed below portrait. Quote from Act 2, Scene 2 of Double Gallant by Colley Cibber.

Dimensions

Height: 21.8 cm, Width: 14.1 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Sadlife from Double Gallant by Colley Cibber, 10th May 1777. Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Etching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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