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William Henry West Betty as Hamlet in "Hamlet"
William Henry West Betty as Hamlet in "Hamlet"
ID NumberB565y-24
TitleWilliam Henry West Betty as Hamlet in "Hamlet"
Date1805
RoleHamlet
PlayHamlet
SubjectBetty, William Hen. West (William Henry West), b. 1791
Actors
Child actors
Costume
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 4 x 7 inches
TechniqueEtching
Engraving
Stippling
CreatorRamsey, J.
Leney, W.
PublisherClay & Scriven, and Wilkinson
DescriptionHalf-length. Wearing high, ruffled collar and pendant on ribbon. With text: "Master Betty the Young Roscius, born at Shrewsbury, September 13th, 1791."
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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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