Not currently on display at the V&A

H Beard Print Collection

before 20th century (made)
Place of origin

Colour scene entitled 'La Claquomanie'.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
hand coloured etching
Brief description
Colour scene entitled 'La Claquomanie', Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Hand coloured etching entitled 'La Claquomanie' depicting three men in a row, probably authors. The one in the middle is standing and clapping, the first is asleep in a chair, and the third is tugging on the middle's tail coats whilst seated, possibly because he thinks it bad taste to applaud one's own play.
  • Print size height: 28.8cm
  • Print size width: 20.1cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Theatres' (Written in pencil on back of print.)
Credit line
Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard
Colour scene entitled 'La Claquomanie'.
Other number
F.54-14 - H Beard collection numbering
Accession number

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Record createdJanuary 21, 2009
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