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Print - Helen Bancroft

Helen Bancroft

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    New York (The original photograph (which has been hand coloured) was originally taken and printed by Sarony in New York., printed)

  • Date:

    late nineteenth century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Sarony (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on card with hand painted additions

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1283-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Hand coloured print of a photograph showing the actress Helen Bancroft, late nineteenth century.

Physical description

Hand coloured print of a photograph showing the actress Helen Bancroft. The print, which is a hand coloured version of an original photograph taken at Sarony's studio, features a three quarter length portrait of Bancroft whose gaze is directed away from the viewer. She is wearing a white, sleeveless dress and is sitting with an open book between her hands. She is also wearing a straw boater, trimmed with a lightweight white veil, together with translucent white mittens.

Place of Origin

New York (The original photograph (which has been hand coloured) was originally taken and printed by Sarony in New York., printed)

Date

late nineteenth century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Sarony (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on card with hand painted additions

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm approximately, Width: 18.9 cm approximately

Descriptive line

Hand coloured print of a photograph showing the actress Helen Bancroft, late nineteenth century

Materials

Printing ink; Card; Watercolour

Techniques

Printing; Painting

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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