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- Object: Mr and Mrs. Barry in the characters of Jaffier & Belvidera.
Frontispiece from Bell's British Theatre; double portrait of the actors Spranger and Ann Barry as the characters from Thomas Otway's 'Venice Preserv'd', both shown whole-length and looking up and to left in horror, he standing at left, legs braced, both hands out to left with a dagger in the right, wearing slashed breeches and jacket, cloak drawn across his body, lace collar with triangular points and short wig; she standing at right, both hands out to left, the right arm outstretched, wearing slashed dress with panniered and trailing skirt, and headdress with plumes. 1776
Etching and engraving with some stipple
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Height: 137 millimetres (cropped)
Width: 159 millimetres (cropped)
- Curator's comments
- Ann Barry first appeared in this role, with Spranger Barry playing Jaffeir, on 13th August 1766. Spranger Barry had first acted the role in 1752.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Bell's British Theatre
Associated Title: Venice Preserv'd
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