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Print - Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Betty Modish
  • Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Betty Modish
    Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821
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Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Betty Modish

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821 (Artist)
    Roffe, Edwin (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.723-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Betty Modish from The Careless Husband by Colley Cibber, ca. 18th century. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraving of Mrs Abington.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

ca. 18th century (published)

Artist/maker

Cosway, Richard, born 1742 - died 1821 (Artist)
Roffe, Edwin (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink and watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 18.2 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington in the character of Lady Betty Modish from The Careless Husband by Colley Cibber, ca. 18th century. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Stipple engraving

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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