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Laura Keene as Portia in "The Merchant of Venice"
Laura Keene as Portia in "The Merchant of Venice"
ID NumberK262L-09
TitleLaura Keene as Portia in "The Merchant of Venice"
Date1859
RolePortia
PlayThe Merchant of Venice
SubjectKeene, Laura, 1826-1873
Actors
Costume
Theatrical managers
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
DimensionsSheet 6 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches
TechniqueEtching
Engraving
Stippling
CreatorButtre, J.C.
PublisherJohnson, Fry & Co.
DescriptionWhole-length portrait, pointing to caskets on table. With text: "Away then, I am locked in one of them, if you love me, you will find me out". Act III, Scene 2.
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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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