H Beard Print Collection

Print
ca. 1870 (published)
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A view of a theatre audience with a key identifying the characters. The print is entitled 'At The Play'. Printed in London by Maclure & Macdonald.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
chromolithograph, ink on paper
Brief Description
A view of a theatre audience with a key identifying the characters. Printed in London by Maclure & Macdonald, after 1835, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical Description
Chromolithograph, a view of a theatre audience with a key identifying the characters. The key is printed on a smaller separate piece of paper which is attached as a flap to the left edge of the larger print.
Dimensions
  • Print size height: 31.7cm
  • Print size width: 50.3cm
  • Character key height: 20cm
  • Character key width: 26.7cm
Subjects depicted
Edward VII King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India
Alexandra of Denmark, Queen Consort of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India
Sykes, C. (Esq)
Disraeli, Benjamin
Corry, Montagu William Lowry (Baron Rowton)
Levy-Lawson, Edward (1st Baron Burnham)
Cavendish, Spencer Comptom (Marquis of Hartington)
Gladstone, William Ewart
Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Anne (Duchess of Sutherland)
Louisa Frederica Augusta (Duchess of Manchester & Duchess of Devonshire)
Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, George Granville William (3rd Duke of Sutherland)
Cecil, Robert (3rd Marquess of Salisbury)
Carrington, Charles Robert (Marquess of Lincolnshire)
Labouchère, Henry
Manning, Henry Edward (Cardinal)
Yates, Edmund
Ballantine, William (Sergeant)
Ward, William (1st Earl of Dudley)
Yorke, Charles Philip (4th Earl of Hardwixke)
Ward, Georgina Elisabeth (Countess of Dudley)
Toole, John Lawrence
Lawson, Lionel (Esq.)
Burnaby, Frederick Gustavus (Colonel)
Leighton, Frederic (Lord)
Prinsep, Valentine Cameron
Cornwallis-West, Mary 'Patsy'
Langtry, Lillie
Wyndham-Quin, Windham Thomas (4th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl)
Bennett, John (Sir)
Hollingshead, John
Boucicault, Dion
Palgrave Simpson, John (Esq.)
Newry (Lord)
Posno, J. M. (Esq.)
Millais, John Everett
Primrose, Archibald Philip (5th Earl of Rosebery)
Paget, Alfred (Lord)
Straight, Douglas (Esq.)
Williams, Montagu
Byron, H. J.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles
Burnand, Francis Cowley 'Frank'
Taylor, Tom
Planche, J. R.
Somerset, Henry Charles Fitzroy (8th Duke of Beaufort)
Duff, Alaxander (1st Duke of Fife)
Sala, George Augustus
Grant, Albert (Baron)
Jones, Thomas Heron (7th Viscount Ranelagh)
Cuffe, William Ulick O'Connor (4th Earl of Desart)
Sugden, Charles
Gilbert, William Schwenck
Sullivan, Arthur
Robertson, Wybrow
Bancroft, Squire
Forbes, Archibald
Batthyány, Gusztáv (Count)
Montagu, O. (Hon.)
Douglas, John Sholto (8th Marquess of Queensberry)
Whistler, James Abbott McNeill
De Bathe, Henry Perceval (Sir)
Strut, Henry Gerard (1st Baron Alington)
Wolseley, Garnet Joseph (First Viscount Wolseley)
Farquharson, J. (Colonel)
Borthwick, Algernon (1st Baron Glenesk)
Hawkins, Henry (1st Baron Brampton)
Holker, John (Sir)
Carleton, Dudley Wilmot (4th Baron Dorchester)
Macdonald, James William Bosville
Sturt, Napier (Colonel)
Russell, William (8th Duke of Bedford)
Collins, Wilkie (Esq.)
Wigan, Alfred
Trollope, Anthony
Smith, J. (Esq.)
Brown, W. (Esq.)
Parry, John
Ponsonby-Fane, Spencer Cecil (Rt. Hon. Sir)
Marshall, F. A. (Esq.)
Sothern, Edward Askew
Benedict, Julius (Sir)
Reeves, Sims
Herbert, Henry Arthur (Mr. Herbert of Muckross)
Phelps, Samuel
Wombwell, George Grey (Sir)
Parkinson, Joseph Charles
Dupplin (Lord)
Beresford, C. (Lord)
Gordon-Lennox, Henry Charles George (Lord)
Peel, Robert (Sir, 3rd Bt)
Lewis, George Henry (Sir)
Irving, Henry
Summary
A view of a theatre audience with a key identifying the characters. The print is entitled 'At The Play'. Printed in London by Maclure & Macdonald.
Other Number
F.149-25
Collection
Accession Number
S.3730-2009

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record createdJanuary 5, 2010
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