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William Henry West Betty as Orestes in "The Distrest Mother"
William Henry West Betty as Orestes in "The Distrest Mother"
ID NumberB565y-36
TitleWilliam Henry West Betty as Orestes in "The Distrest Mother"
Date1805
RoleOrestes
PlayThe Distrest Mother
SubjectBetty, William Hen. West (William Henry West), b. 1791
Actors
Child actors
Costume
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsMounted sheet 3 x 4 1/2 inches
TechniqueEtching
Engraving
Stippling
CreatorAlais, J.
PublisherJ. Roach
DescriptionWhole-length. Wearing cape; holding dagger in right hand. With text: "Madam, 'tis done; your orders are obey'd: The tyrant lies expiring at the alter." Act IV, 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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