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Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Medea in "Medea"
Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Medea in "Medea"
ID NumberS568s-57
TitleSarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Medea in "Medea"
Date1792
RoleMedea
PlayMedea
SubjectSiddons, Sarah, 1755-1831
Actors
Child actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 3 x 4 5/8 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorThornthwaite
PublisherJ. Bell
DescriptionWhole-length portrait, draped in robes, standing with her child beside her. With text: "I once had Parents - Ye endearing names! How my torn heart with recollection bleeds!"
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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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