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- Object: Mrs. Abington in the character of Aurelia.
Frontispiece from Bell's British Theatre; portrait of the actress in the character from George Farquhar's 'The Twin Rivals'; whole-length, standing, head turned slightly to right but looking to front, in panniered dress with decorations and necklace, hair high, with ribbon and feathers. 1777
Etching and engraving with stipple
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Height: 155 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 93 millimetres (cropped)
- Curator's comments
- For a drawing of the same subject by Roberts, dated 1778, see K,57.13.
This sheet is pasted by its left edge onto an impression of a print by Thornthwaite of Mrs Abington, as Mrs Pinchwife from Wycherley's 'The Country Wife' (K,57.16).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Twin Rivals
Associated Title: Bell's British Theatre
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