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Mrs. Gibbs as Cicely Homespun

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1816 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (artist)
    Thomson, James, born 1788 - died 1850 (engraver)
    C.Chapple (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.214-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved portrait of the actress Mrs. Maria Gibbs (born about 1770) (fl. 1783–1844) as Cicely Homespun in The Heir at Law, 1816, Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraved portrait of the actress Mrs. Maria Gibbs (born about 1770) (fl. 1783–1844) as Cicely Homespun in <i>The Heir at Law</i>, 1816. It is a full length image of the actress, she is shown wearing a close fitting bonnet, and carrying a cloak, draped over her left arm.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1816 (printed)

Artist/maker

De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (artist)
Thomson, James, born 1788 - died 1850 (engraver)
C.Chapple (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Width: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved portrait of the actress Mrs. Maria Gibbs (born about 1770) (fl. 1783–1844) as Cicely Homespun in The Heir at Law, 1816, Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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