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William Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Alexander in "The Rival Queens"
William Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Alexander in "The Rival Queens"
ID NumberS650-03
TitleWilliam Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Alexander in "The Rival Queens"
Date1776
RoleAlexander
PlayThe Rival Queens
SubjectSmith, William, 1730-1819
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 3 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorRoberts, J.
Thornthwaite
PublisherJ. Bell
DescriptionWhole-length portrait, draped in layers of cloth, wearing cross-garters, crown with feathers; holding a spear. With text: "When Glory like the dazling Eagle stood Perch'd on my Beaver in the Granick Flood."
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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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