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Print - Mrs. Abington as Charlotte

Mrs. Abington as Charlotte

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    May 16th 1786 (published)
    08/12/1769 (performed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hall Mr (engraver)
    Ryley, Charles Reuben (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.830-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington as Charlotte in The Hypocrite, dated 16th May 1786. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraving of Mrs Abington, bookplate.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

May 16th 1786 (published)
08/12/1769 (performed)

Artist/maker

Hall Mr (engraver)
Ryley, Charles Reuben (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink and watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'How! Two Thousand Pounds!'
Quote from Act IV, Scene 1, from The Hypocrite.

'Dec. 8th, "Confederacy." / Corinna ... ... ... ... ... MRS ABINGTON.'
Press cutting inscription.

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 9.9 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington as Charlotte in The Hypocrite, dated 16th May 1786. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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