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Robert Bensley as Barbarossa and Maria Macklin as Irene in "Barbarossa"
Robert Bensley as Barbarossa and Maria Macklin as Irene in "Barbarossa"
ID NumberB474r-04
TitleRobert Bensley as Barbarossa and Maria Macklin as Irene in "Barbarossa"
Date1777
RoleBarbarossa
Irene
PlayBarbarossa
SubjectBensley, Robert, 1742-1817
Macklin, Maria, ca. 1733-1781
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 3 1/2 x 5 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorEdwards
Caldwell
PublisherNew English Theatre
DescriptionWhole-length. Barbarossa standing wearing turban, embroidered tunic, cape with ermine trim, sword; Irene kneeling wearing embroidered dress; male figure in background. With text: "Off frantic wretch!" (Play is spelled "Barberossa")
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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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