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Print - Romeo and Juliet
  • Romeo and Juliet
    Miller, William, born 1769 - died 1845
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Romeo and Juliet

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1792 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Miller, William, born 1769 - died 1845 (artist)
    Smith, A (engraver)
    John & Josiah Boydell (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1301-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print showing Act 1, Scene V, from Romeo and Juliet, 1792.

Physical description

Print showing Act 1, Scene V, from Romeo and Juliet, 1792. The print features a view of a full ballroom, in the foreground is a sofa, on which a young woman and young man are shown in conversation, the man clasping the hand of the woman and gazing into her eyes. An older woman, her hair covered with a pale cap and veil is standing behind the seated figure of the young woman, her hand resting on the other's shoulder. Figures in classically inspired rows are visible dancing in the background whilst a number of men and women are also present and are shown sitting by, and leaning against, the walls of the room.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1792 (printed)

Artist/maker

Miller, William, born 1769 - died 1845 (artist)
Smith, A (engraver)
John & Josiah Boydell (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 23.7 cm approximately, Width: 28.9 cm approximately

Descriptive line

Print showing Act 1, Scene V, from Romeo and Juliet, 1792

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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