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  • H Beard Print Collection
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10
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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1 October 1802 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (draughtsman)
    Cook, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1818 (engraver)
    G & J Robinson (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.260-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Page with two scenes, entitled respectively 'The Beggar's Opera' and 'A just view of the British Stage, or Three heads are better than one', which represents at the centre, Booth, Wilks and Cibber, the patentees of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane devising a pantomime.

Physical description

Page with two scenes, entitled respectively 'The Beggar's Opera' and 'A just view of the British Stage, or Three heads are better than one'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1 October 1802 (published)

Artist/maker

Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (draughtsman)
Cook, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1818 (engraver)
G & J Robinson (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 57.2 cm Total including border, Width: 41.9 cm Total including border

Descriptive line

Page with two scenes, entitled respectively 'The Beggar's Opera' and 'A just view of the British Stage, or Three heads are better than one', Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Engraving

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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