This is an interesting set of eight Hand-Tinted Engravings of Theatrical Characters, dating from the early 19th century.
They feature actors in different plays, with hand tinted and metallic foil appliqués. They are framed in decorative moulded birds-eye maple frames with gilt slips.
The set includes the following prints:
Plate I: Mr Anderson as Macbeth
Plate II: Mr R Honner as Jack Sheppard and Mr Hall as Jonathan Wild
Plate III: Mr Campbell as William in Black Eye Susan
Plate IV: Madam Verstris as Pandora
Plate V: Mr Osbaldiston as Phoebus Captain of Kings Archers
Plate VI: Mr Kean as Richard III
Plate VII: Mr acklin in the caracter of St Gilbert Wrangle in The Refusal
Plate VIII: Mr c Pitt as Will Watch
In excellent condition. As antique items, the pieces show signs of use commensurate with age, these minor condition issues are mentioned for accuracy and, as seen in the accompanying photographs, they display beautifully.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 21 x Width 17 x Depth 2 - Smallest
Height 36 x Width 32 x Depth 2 - Largest
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 7 inches x Depth 1 inch - Smallest
Height 1 foot, 2 inches x Width 1 foot, 1 inch x Depth 1 inch - Largest
Our reference: A3553
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