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Messrs Parsons & Burton in the Surrender of Calais

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1933,1014.373

  • Title (object)

    • Messrs Parsons & Burton in the Surrender of Calais
  • Description

    Portraits of the actors in character in Colman's 'The Surrender of Calais'; whole length, standing, the man to the left holding up hammer, wearing apron, lifting leg, facing the left, looking to the right; to his left a man stands holding a saw; Calais in the background. 1793
    Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring

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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1793
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 380 millimetres
    • Width: 297 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, the dedication "To George Colman Esqr this plate is with permission humbly dedicated by his Obedt humble Servt J. Wright", and publication line "Pubd August 12. 1793, by E. Lay, Printseller to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales No. 127, Pall Mall near Carlton House".
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British Theatrical PIV)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Surrender of Calais
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1933

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1933,1014.373

Portraits of the actors in character in Colman's 'The Surrender of Calais'; whole length, standing, the man to the left holding up hammer, wearing apron, lifting leg, facing the left, looking to the right; to his left a man stands holding a saw; Calais in the background.  1793  Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring

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Portraits of the actors in character in Colman's 'The Surrender of Calais'; whole length, standing, the man to the left holding up hammer, wearing apron, lifting leg, facing the left, looking to the right; to his left a man stands holding a saw; Calais in the background. 1793 Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring

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