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Print - Mrs. Crouch as Polly
  • Mrs. Crouch as Polly
    De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832
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Mrs. Crouch as Polly

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1791 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (artist)
    Thornthwaite, L. (Engraver)
    J. Bell (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.181-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of the actress Mrs. Anna Maria Crouch (1763-1805) as Polly in The Beggars Opera, February 5th 1791. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraved portrait of the actress Mrs. Anna Maria Crouch (1763-1805) as Polly in The Beggars Opera, February 5th 1791. It is a full length image of the actress who is shown in a domestic setting, positioned with her right hand upraised, as if pointing.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1791 (printed)

Artist/maker

De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (artist)
Thornthwaite, L. (Engraver)
J. Bell (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Width: 13.6 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of the actress Mrs. Anna Maria Crouch (1763-1805) as Polly in The Beggars Opera, February 5th 1791. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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