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Print - Miss Lee/ Author of the Recess, Chapter & Accidents &c &c.
  • Miss Lee/ Author of the Recess, Chapter & Accidents &c &c.
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Miss Lee/ Author of the Recess, Chapter & Accidents &c &c.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    May 1809 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ridley (engraver)
    Lawrence, Thomas Sir, PRA, born 1769 - died 1830 (painter)
    Vernor, Hood & Sharpe (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print, printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.964-2013

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting the writer, Miss Sophia Lee (1750-1824), head and shoulder print after an original portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, May 1809. Harry Beard Collection.

Miss Sophia Lee was a author and playwright whose best known works included The Chapter of Accidents, (a three-act opera based on Denis Diderot's Le père de famille), and which was produced at the Haymarket Theatre on 5 August 1780 and the historical romance The Recess, or a Tale of other Times (published in 1783).

Physical description

Print depicting the writer, Miss Sophia Lee (1750-1824), head and shoulder print after an original portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830).

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

May 1809 (published)

Artist/maker

Ridley (engraver)
Lawrence, Thomas Sir, PRA, born 1769 - died 1830 (painter)
Vernor, Hood & Sharpe (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Print, printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Width: 13.8 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting the writer, Miss Sophia Lee (1750-1824), published by Vernor & Hood, London, May 1809. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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