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Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Widow Bellmour in "The Way to Keep Him"
Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Widow Bellmour in "The Way to Keep Him"
ID NumberA149-35
TitleFrances Abington (nee Barton) as Widow Bellmour in "The Way to Keep Him"
RoleWidow Bellmour
PlayThe Way to Keep Him
SubjectAbington, Mrs., (Frances Barton), 1737-1815
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
Dimensions3 x 4 1/4 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorEsdall, W.
PublisherW. Jones
DescriptionWhole-length, standing in interior setting. Wearing dress with ribbon ornaments and headdress with plumes; holding book in hand. With text: "Oh! blest with temper, whose unclouded ray, Can make tomorrow chearful as to day." Act III, 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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