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Print - Mr. Vernon in the Character of Mackheath.
  • Mr. Vernon in the Character of Mackheath.
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Mr. Vernon in the Character of Mackheath.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (published)

  • Date:

    1776 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    unknown (artist)
    Joseph Wenman (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.2481-2013

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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Engraved portrait showing Joseph Vernon (1737/8-1782), as Mackheath in The Beggars Opera, by John Gay (1685–1732), 1776. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraved portrait showing Joseph Vernon (1737/8-1782), as Mackheath in The Beggars Opera, by John Gay (1685–1732), 1776.

Place of Origin

London, England (published)

Date

1776 (printed)

Artist/maker

unknown (artist)
Joseph Wenman (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm print, Width: 10.7 cm print, Height: 25.2 cm mount, Width: 17.7 cm mount

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait showing Joseph Vernon (1737/8-1782), as Mackheath in The Beggars Opera, by John Gay (1685–1732), 1776. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Print-making

Subjects depicted

Joseph Vernon

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection code

T&P

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