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Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Mrs. Beverley and John Philip Kemble as Beverley in a scene from "The Gamester"
Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Mrs. Beverley and John Philip Kemble as Beverley in a scene from "The Gamester"
ID NumberS568s-58
TitleSarah Siddons (nee Kemble) as Mrs. Beverley and John Philip Kemble as Beverley in a scene from "The Gamester"
Date1783
RoleMrs. Beverley
Beverley
PlayThe Gamester
SubjectSiddons, Sarah, 1755-1831
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorStothard, T.
Heath, J.
PublisherLowndes
DescriptionScene from the play with Mrs. Beverley bending over Mr. Beverley, who is reclining on floor, a man and a woman in background at left. With text: "O! For a few short Moments! to tell you how my Heart bleeds for you."
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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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