- Museum number
- Series: Bell's British Theatre
Four illustrations to Bell's 'British Theatre', after Stothard; pasted to the same album sheet; octagonal format with plaque for the series title above, decorated with garlands and appropriate symbols, and below with plaque for subject details.
Scene from Vanbrugh's 'The Relapse'; a man throwing his arms around the waist of a woman, who draws away, laughing; with a candle on a table behind to right; by Wilson; with artists' names.
Scene from Kelly's 'False Delicacy'; a couple sitting on a sofa, backs to each other but looking back over their shoulders, the woman on the left holding a fan and wearing plumes in her hair; before letters.
Scene from Voltaire's 'Orphan of China'; a bearded old man in Asian dress, his arm around a young woman holding a dagger and about to stab herself, gesturing to right; by Heath; before letters.
Scene from Hoole's 'Cyrus'; a young woman throwing herself between a young man in oriental dress and Cambysses, to stop the latter from slaying his own son; by Wilson; before letters.
Etching and engraving
- Production date
Height: 128 millimetres (images, circa)
Height: 175 millimetres (plates, circa)
Width: 79 millimetres (images, circa)
Width: 112 millimetres (plates, circa)
- Curator's comments
- Included in the second volume of Balmanno's collection of Stothard's work in BM P&D. See 1849,0721.1 for more information.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Relapse
Associated Title: False Delicacy
Associated Title: The Orphan of China
Associated Title: Cyrus
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