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Mr Vale as Goliah Spiderlimb

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1875,0710.7319

  • Title (object)

    • Mr Vale as Goliah Spiderlimb
  • Description

    Portrait of the actor Samuel Vale, in character as Goliah Spiderlimb, in 'The Smoked Miser'; whole length, moving to the left, gesturing to the right, holding a blunderbuss.
    Etching and aquatint, with hand-colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1810-1840 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 182 millimetres
    • Width: 110 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title. Annotated in pencil "The Smoked Miser; or The Benefit of Hanigng. At Sadlers Wells Theatre."
  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 3 bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Smoked Miser
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1875

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1875,0710.7319

Portrait of the actor Samuel Vale, in character as Goliah Spiderlimb, in 'The Smoked Miser'; whole length, moving to the left, gesturing to the right, holding a blunderbuss.  Etching and aquatint, with hand-colouring

Recto

Portrait of the actor Samuel Vale, in character as Goliah Spiderlimb, in 'The Smoked Miser'; whole length, moving to the left, gesturing to the right, holding a blunderbuss. Etching and aquatint, with hand-colouring

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