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Print - Miss Somerville

Miss Somerville

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    early nineteenth century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thompson, James Robert (engraver)
    Wivel, Abraham, born 1786 - died 1849 (artist)
    T. Lowndes (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.770-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print of the actress, Miss Margaret Agnes Somerville [later Mrs. Bunn] (1799-1883), early nineteenth century.

Physical description

Print of the actress, Miss Margaret Agnes Somerville [later Mrs. Bunn] (1799-1883). The print features a head and shoulders portrait of the actress whose gaze is directed away from the viewer. She is shown wearing a pale empire line dress with short puff sleeves. She is wearing a double necklace of small beads and a matching bracelet. This bracelet is visible on the wrist of her left arm which she is holding across her body.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

early nineteenth century (printed)

Artist/maker

Thompson, James Robert (engraver)
Wivel, Abraham, born 1786 - died 1849 (artist)
T. Lowndes (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Dimensions

Height: 20.7 cm approximately, Width: 16.2 cm approximately

Descriptive line

Print of the actress, Miss Margaret Agnes Somerville [later Mrs. Bunn] (1799-1883), early nineteenth century

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Engraving

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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