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William Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Captain Plume in "The Recruiting Officer"
William Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Captain Plume in "The Recruiting Officer"
ID NumberS650-21
TitleWilliam Smith ("Gentleman Smith") as Captain Plume in "The Recruiting Officer"
Date1776
RoleCaptain Plume
PlayThe Recruiting Officer
SubjectSmith, William, 1730-1819
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
TypeEngravings
DimensionsBorder 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
CreatorTaylor
Walker
PublisherT. Lowndes & Partners
DescriptionWhole-length portrait, standing on a street with buildings in background, addressing two men, purse in extended left hand, stick in right. With text: "What think you now of a Purse of French Gold out of a Monsieurs Pocket; after you have dash'd out his Brains with the But-End of your Firelock? eh?"
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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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