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Mrs Abington

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (engraved)

  • Date:

    late 18th century-early 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ridley (engravers)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (painters)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Theatre Museum Association

  • Museum number:

    S.1425-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print of Mrs Francis Abington, engraved by Ridley, from a painting by Reynolds.

Physical description

The print features a portrait of Abington. Her arm is positioned across her body as she is lifting a curtain. She is wearing a shirt with long sleeves and a lace cuff and a pearl necklace.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (engraved)

Date

late 18th century-early 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Ridley (engravers)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (painters)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mrs. Abington.'

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm approximately, Width: 10.2 cm approximately

Object history note

Given to the British Theatre Museum Association by Nina Warner Hooke in April 1968.

Descriptive line

Print of Mrs Francis Abington, engraved by Ridley, from a painting by Reynolds

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Engraving

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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