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William Henry West Betty as Selim in "Barbarossa"
William Henry West Betty as Selim in "Barbarossa"
ID NumberB565y-13
TitleWilliam Henry West Betty as Selim in "Barbarossa"
Date1804
RoleSelim
PlayBarbarossa
SubjectBetty, William Hen. West (William Henry West), b. 1791
Actors
Child actors
Costume
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
TypeEtchings
DimensionsPlate marks 6 x 7 1/2 inches
TechniqueEtching
PublisherTomkins
DescriptionWhole-length. With text: "Master Betty, Surnamed Young Roscius. In the Character of Selim on his first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre on Sat. Dec. 1, 1804. If thou dar'st, Now view me..Hear me, Tyrant! While with voice more terrible than Thunder, I proclaim that he who aim'd the Dagger at thy Heart is Selim! Vide Barbarossa Act 4, Scene 1."
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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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