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Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Matilda in "The Carmelite"
Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Matilda in "The Carmelite"
ID NumberS568s-56
TitleSarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Matilda in "The Carmelite"
Date1791
RoleMatilda
PlayThe Carmelite
SubjectSiddons, Sarah, 1755-1831
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 3 x 4 1/2 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorHamilton, W.
Thornthwaite
PublisherJ. Bell
DescriptionWhole-length portrait, kneeling at altar. With text: "Mrs. Siddons as Matilda, When discovered kneeling at the Altar, decorated with the Funeral Trophies of Saint Valori."
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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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