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- Object: Mr. Brereton in the character of Troilus.
Frontispiece to Bell's Shakespeare; portrait of the actor in the character from 'Troilus and Cressida'; whole-length, standing turned slightly to left with head almost in profile, left hand to hip, the other gesturing outward; wearing armour over fringed skirt, breeches and long-sleeved upper garment, elaborate helmet with feathers, decorated high boots, trailing ermine-trimmed cloak fastened at left shoulder, sash with sword, wig tied at nape. 1776
Etching and engraving with some stipple, printed in blueish ink
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Height: 190 millimetres
Width: 112 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For the drawing by Dighton, see K,58.45. Brereton did not act this role in London, nor was the play performed there in the second half of the eighteenth century.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Troilus and Cressida
Associated Title: Bell's Shakespeare
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