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Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Aurelia in "The Twin Rivals"
Frances Abington (nee Barton) as Aurelia in "The Twin Rivals"
ID NumberA149-14
TitleFrances Abington (nee Barton) as Aurelia in "The Twin Rivals"
RoleAurelia
PlayThe Twin Rivals
SubjectAbington, Mrs., (Frances Barton), 1737-1815
Actors
Costume
Theater--History--18th century--Pictorial works
Women in the theater
TypeEngravings
Dimensions5 x 3 3/4 inches
TechniqueEngraving
Etching
DescriptionThree-quarter-length. Wearing dress with ornaments and headdress with plumes, holding fan. With text from Diary of Henry Crabb Robinson: "1811_June 16th___met the once celebrated Mrs. Abington__She herself laughed at her snub nose"
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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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