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William Henry West Betty as Alexander in "Alexander the Great"
William Henry West Betty as Alexander in "Alexander the Great"
ID NumberB565y-16
TitleWilliam Henry West Betty as Alexander in "Alexander the Great"
Date1818
RoleAlexander
PlayAlexander the Great
SubjectBetty, William Hen. West (William Henry West), b. 1791
Actors
Child actors
Costume
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsPlate marks 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches
TechniqueEtching
Engraving
Stippling
CreatorWageman
Thompson
PublisherC. Chapple
DescriptionWhole-length. Wearing helmet with plume, cape, sandals and body armor. Engraved for Theatrical Inquisitor. With text: "When each immortal on the billows rode, and I myself appear'd the leading God." Act II, 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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