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Theatrical portraits

Theatrical portraits

Descriptive Summary

Title: Theatrical portraits
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1750-1850
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2742
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Theatrical portraits were used as records of performance, insights into the society that produced them, and as works of art in their own right.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 416 different theatrical portraits and theatrical scenes, mostly of 18th century - early 19th century British origin. Pieces are taken from early editions of play magazines, newspapers, books, and portfolios. Specific names are available in the accession folder.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Theatrical portraits, ms2742, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Actors -- Great Britain.
Actors -- Portraits.
Portraits, British.
Theater -- Great Britain.
Theatrical posters -- Great Britain.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Abbott - Harland

11Mrs. Abbott
12Laura Addison
13Mrs. Atkin
14Mr. Bradley as Sir Harry Cubbin
15Mrs. Baker
17Ben De Bar as Falstaff
18Mrs. Barclay as Olivia
19Mrs. Barnes as Anne Bullen
110Mrs. Julia Bennett Barrow as Viola
111Mrs. Barry as Athenais
112Ellen Bateman as Richard III and Kate Bateman as Richmond
113Mr. G. Bennett
114Mr. Bernard as Jack Meggot
115Mr. Henry Betty as Faulconbridge
116Mrs. Bland
117Miss Bolton
118Miss E. Bolton
119Miss S. Booth
120Mrs. D.P. Bowers as Lady Constance
121William Brereton as Douglas
122Mrs. Brooks as Leonora
123Mr. Browne as Goldfinch
124Miss Bruton as Calista
125Miss Lousia Brunton
126Mr. Buckstone as Launcelot Gobbo
127Mrs. Bunn
128William E. Burton
129Mr. and Mrs. Burton as Sir Toby Belch and Maria
130Miss Carew
131Madame Celeste as The Princess Catherine
132Miss Chapman as Augusta Aubery
133Miss Chester
134Mlle. Clairon
135Mr. Clarke as Procles
136Mr. Collins in Master Slender
137Mlle. Colombier (color)
138Mr. Compton as Launce
139Mr. T.P. Cooke as Long Tom Coffin
140Fanny Cooper
141Miss Frances Elizabeth Copeland
142Mr. C.W. Couldock
143Mrs. Coutts
144Mrs. Crawford as Mariamne
145Mr. Crestwick as Hotspur
146William Creswick
147Mrs. Crouch
166Mrs. Crouch as Princess Lodoisk
148Charlotte Cushman
149Mrs. Davenport
150Mr. E.L. Davenport
175Mrs. Davenport as Miss Winifred Evans
151Mrs. Davison
152Master de Camp as Hengo
153Charles Dibdin, Esq.
154Mrs. Dickons
155Mr. Dignum
156Mr. Charles Dillon as Othello
157Mr. Dimond as Philaster
158Mr. Dodd as Tinsel
159Mr. Dowton
160John Drew as Sir Andres Aque-cheek
161Mr. Dunstall as Dominick
162Mr. Dyott as Leontes
163Mr. Edward Eddy as Posthumus
164J.H. D'Egville
165Mrs. Edwin
164aMrs. Edgerton
165Mr. Edgerton
166Mr. Emery
167Mrs. Esten as Lady Flutter
168Miss Farren as Emeline
169Mrs. Farren as Queen Catherine
170Mr. William Farren as Lord Ogleby
1109Mr. William Farren
171Mrs. Faucit as Ellen MacGregor
172Mr. Fawcett
173Fawcett the comdian
174Nathaniel Field
175Mr. Fleming as Edgar
176Mrs. Foote as Maria Darlington
177Samuel Foote, Esq.
178Miss Forde
179Mr. Edwin Forrest
180Miss Fitzwilliam as Adeline
181Mr. Francis as Sir George Thunder
182Mrs. Francis as Miss Harlow
183Garrick as Richard III
184Mr. Gattie as Mons. Morbleu
185Miss George as Polly
186Melle. Georges
186Melle. Georges (color)
187Mrs. Gibbs
188Mr. John Gilbert as Dogberry
189Mrs. Glover
190Miss P. Glover
191Miss Glyn
191aMiss Goodall
192Mr. Goodall as Sir Harry Wildair
193Miss Gough as Zenobia
194Miss Graddon
195Miss Greville as Sir Harry Wildair
196Mademoiselle Carolina Guarducci
197Mr. Hackett as Falstaff
198Jacob Hall
199Miss Hallande
1100Miss Julia Harland (as Oberon) and Miss Conquest (as Puck)

2. Harley - Smith

21Mr. Harley
22Mrs. Hartley
23Mrs. Julia Dean Haynes as Juliet
24Mr. Henderson as Count Biron
25George H. Hill, Comedian
26Mr. Holman as Edward
27Miss P. Hopkins
28Mrs. Matilda Horn
29Miss Margaret Hughs as Mandane
210Mr. Hull
211Mrs. Hunter as Mrs. Belville
212Mrs. Orby Hunter
213Grace Ingersoll (color)
214Mr. Jamieson as Brutus
215Joseph Jefferson as Bob Acres
216Mr. H. Johnston
217Mr. Johnston
218Mr. Jones
219Mr. C. Kean as Gloster
220Miss Luara Keene as Portia
221Michael Kelly, Esq.
222Mr. Kelly as Cymon
223Mr. Kemble
224Mr. King as Marplot
225Mrs. Knight
226Miss Maria Lacy
228Mlle. Lenormand (color)
229Mrs. Lessingham as Mrs. Sullen
230Mr. Lewis
231Mr. Lee Lewes as Capt. Bobadill
232Miss Eliza Logan as Cordelia
233Miss Macauley
234Miss Macklin as Camillo
235Mr. Macready
236Miss M'Alpine
237Miss Mangeon
238Mlle. Mars
239Mr. H. Marston
240Mrs. Martyr as Aura
241Mrs. Massey as Christina
242Mr. Matthews as Sharp
243Mr. Mattocks as Achilles
244Mrs. Mattocks
245Mr. McCullough
246Miss Mellon
247Miss Melmoth as Roxana
248Mrs. Merry
249Mr. Middleton as Artaxerxes
250John Mills the Elder
251Helene Modrjewska
252Mr. Moody
253Mrs. Mountain
254Mrs. Mowatt
255Anna Cora Mowatt
256Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
257Mr. Munden
258Mr. James E. Murdoch
26159Mr. Murry as Demetrius
260Mrs. Opie
261Mrs. Orger
262Thomas Otway
263Mr. John E. Owens as Launcelot Gobbo
264Mr. Oxberry
265Mr. John Palmer
266Mr. Parsons as Alscrip
267William Parsons
268Miss Paton (color)
269Mr. Pearman
270Mr. Phelps and Miss Glyn in Hamlet
271Mr. Phelps
272Mr. H. Phillips as Cedric
273Mr. Henry Placide as Polonius
274Henry and Thomas Placide as the Two Dromios
275Miss Pope
276Mrs. Pope
277Miss Povey
278Mr. Power as Murtoch Delany
279Mrs. Pritchard
280Mr. Quick
281Mr. Rae as Osmond
282Mr. Ratner as Giles
283Mr. Reddish
284Mr. Richardson as Bursiris
285Mr. P. Ritchings
286Madame Ristori
287Mrs. Robinson
288Mr. Rock as Teague
289Mr. Ross as Essex
290Mr. Russell
291Mr. Ryder and Mrs. Bates in the Provok'd Wife
292Mr. Sapio as Carlos
293Mr. Savigny as Oroonoko
294Master Albert Schirmer
295Mrs. Sharp
296Miss Louisa Sharpe
297Mr. Sherwin as Giles
298Miss Shirreff as Clara (color)
299Mr. Joshua Silsbee as Jonathan Ploughboy
2100Mr. Sinclair as Apollo (color)
2101Mrs. Sloman as Belvidera
2102Mr. Smith

3. Smith - Young

31Mr. O. Smith
32Mr. Smith
33Will Sommers, King Henry's Jester
34Miss Sommerville
35Mr. Suett as Bays
37Mr. Charles Taylor
38Miss Margaret Taylor
39Mr. Terry as Sir Fretful Plagiary
310Mlle. Titiens
311Mrs. Townsend as Christina
312Miss Ellen Tree
313Miss Vandenhiff as Juliet
314Mr. Vincent as Dorilas
315Mr. James W. Wallack
316Miss Wallis
317Mr. William Warran
318Mrs. Warner as Hermoine
319Mrs. Waylett as Madge
320Mr. Webster as Douglas
321Mrs. Wells as Anne Lovely
322Mrs. W. West as Desdemona
323Mr. Weston as Scrub
324Miss Lizzie Weston as Oberon
325Mr. William Wheatley
326Mr. Wilson
327Mr. and Mrs. Wood as Touchstone and Audrey
328Mr. Woodward
329Peg Woffington as Mrs. Ford
330Mr. Wrench as Belmour
331Mr. Wrighten
332Mr. Wroughton
333Mr. Yates
334Mrs. Yates
335Miss Young

4. Barrett - Western

4Wilson Barrett as Claudian
4Mrs. Agnes Booth as Mrs. Ralston
4Mrs. D.P. Bowers as Queen Elizabeth
4M. Coquelin, Aine
4Mrs. Florence as Mrs. General Gilflory
4William J. Florence as Bardwell Slote
4Edwin Forrest as Spartacus
4Nat C. Goodwin as Modus
4Mad. Janauschek as Maria Antoinette
4Mrs. Langtry as Pauline
4Adrienne Lecouvreur
4James Lewis and Mrs. Gilbert in A Night Off
4Julia Marlow as Julia
4Mlle. Mars
4Mlle. Mars (India Proof)
4Miss Margaret Mather as Juliana
4Maggie Mitchell as Fanchon
4Clara Morris as Miss Moulton
4James E. Murdoch as The Stranger
4Miss Neilson as Juliet
4Minnie Palmer in My Sweetheart
4Annie Pixley as M'Liss
4John T. Raymond as Col. Sellers
4Madame Ristori
4Miss Amy Sedgewick as Hester
4William E. Sheridan as Lois XI
4John L. Toole as Paul Pry
4Marie Wainwright as Viola
4Mr. William Warren as Herr Weigel
4Lucille Western as Lucretia Borgia