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William Parsons as Periwinkle in "A Bold Stroke for a Wife"
William Parsons as Periwinkle in "A Bold Stroke for a Wife"
ID NumberP267w-17
TitleWilliam Parsons as Periwinkle in "A Bold Stroke for a Wife"
Date1776
RolePeriwinkle
PlayA Bold Stroke for a Wife
SubjectParsons, William, 1736-1795
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsMounted sheet 3 5/8 x 6 3/8 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorRoberts, J.
Thornthwaite
PublisherJ. Bell
DescriptionWhole-length wearing breeches and doublet with slashes; cape, hat. With text: "Oh, Mr. Sackbut, why do you name the Devil when perhaps he may be at your Elbow?
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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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