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Print -  The Beggar's Opera

The Beggar's Opera

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    20 January 1791 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 1764 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.1388-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting Act II Scene i of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Engraved by Bartolozzi from a drawing by Ibbetson. Published in London for J. Bel,l British Library, on 20 January 1791. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Print depicting Act II Scene i of The Beggar's Opera. Mounted in card.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

20 January 1791 (published)

Artist/maker

Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)
Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 1764 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printing ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 25.3 cm, Width: 17.7 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting Act II Scene i of The Beggar's Opera. Engraved by Bartolozzi from a drawing by Ibbetson. Published in London for J. Bell, British Library, on 20 January 1791. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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