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Print - Mrs. Abington as Beatrice in Shakespeare's <i>Much Ado about Nothing</i>
  • Mrs. Abington as Beatrice in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing
    Sherwin, John Keyse, born 1751 - died 1790
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Mrs. Abington as Beatrice in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    Feb 17 1785 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sherwin, John Keyse, born 1751 - died 1790 (engraver)
    Ramberg, Johann Heinrich, born 1763 - died 1840 (artist)
    Mrs Abington

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.833-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington as Beatrice in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, Feb 17 1785. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraving of Mrs Abington coloured with watercolour, bookplate.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

Feb 17 1785 (published)

Artist/maker

Sherwin, John Keyse, born 1751 - died 1790 (engraver)
Ramberg, Johann Heinrich, born 1763 - died 1840 (artist)
Mrs Abington

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink and watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'So angle we for Beatrice; who even now / is couched in the Woodbine Coverture.'
Written beneath the engraving.

Dimensions

Height: 13.9 cm, Width: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of Mrs. Abington as Beatrice in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, Feb 17 1785. Harry Beard Collection

Production Note

Printed in London for J. Bell, british Library Strand.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Print-making; Etching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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