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Print - H Beard Print Collection

H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, published)

  • Date:

    20 May 1776 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Roberts, James (Artist)
    Bell's British Theatre (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving. Printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S. 721-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington in the character of Estleania from Rule a Wife and Have a Wife by John Fletcher, May 20th 1776. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Mounted engraving of Mrs Abington, brown ink.

Place of Origin

London (probably, published)

Date

20 May 1776 (published)

Artist/maker

Roberts, James (Artist)
Bell's British Theatre (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving. Printed ink on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

'And here's a Chain of Whiting Eyes for Pearls, / A Musell monger would have made a better.'
Printed below portrait.

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm, Width: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington in the character of Estleania from Rule a Wife and Have a Wife by John Fletcher, May 20th 1776. Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Etching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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