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Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Lady Betty Modish in "The Careless Husband"
Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Lady Betty Modish in "The Careless Husband"
ID NumberA149-24
TitleFrances Abington (nee Barton) as Lady Betty Modish in "The Careless Husband"
Date1777
RoleLady Betty Modish
PlayThe Careless Husband
SubjectAbington, Mrs., (Frances Barton), 1737-1815
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
DimensionsMounted sheet 4 x 6 1/2 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorTaylor, I.
PublisherT. Lowndes
DescriptionWhole-length, standing in interior setting with male figure in background; wearing dress with ornaments, large headdress with plumes, holding fan in left hand, gloves in right. With text: "How handsomely does he reproach me! But I can't bear that he should think I know it." Act V, Sc. VI
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Physical CollectionUniversity of Illinois Theatrical Print Collection
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
CollectionPortraits of Actors, 1720-1920, University of Illinois Library
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