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Portrait of John Boby
Portrait of John Boby
ID NumberB663y-01
TitlePortrait of John Boby
Date1803
SubjectBoby, John
Entertainers
Curiosities and Wonders
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 4 x 6 1/2 inches
TechniqueEtching
Engraving
PublisherAlexander Hogg, Wonderful Museum
DescriptionWhole-length. Standing, medal raised in left hand, long striped gown; his trousers are rolled up and his shirt pulled open to expose his mottled skin. With text: "The wonderful spotted Indian, born at Kingston in Jamaica and who exhibits himself in different parts of England and Scotland."
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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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