Mrs Hartley in the character of Imoinda; illustration to Southern's Oroonoko Bell's British Theatre Elizabeth Hartley (née White)
Thornthwaite, John; printmaker; British printmaker, born c.1740- active 1771-1795
Roberts, James I; draughtsman; after; British artist, 1725-1799
offset (printing effect); title to Bell's edition of Oroonoko
black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support
height, plate, 173, mm
width, plate, 103, mm
height, sheet, 175, mm
width, sheet, 103, mm
bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio
Published as part of Bell's British Theatre.
Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991
inscription; plate upper left; printed; Act IV.
inscription; plate upper centre; printed; OROONOKO.
inscription; plate upper right; printed; Scene
signature; image lower left; printed; I. Roberts del.
inscription; image lower centre; printed; Publish'd for Bells British Theatre March 1st 1777
signature; image lower right; printed; Thornthwaite Sculpt.
title; plate lower centre; printed; Mrs. HARTLEY in the Character of IMOINDA. / I fear no danger; life, or death, I will enjoy with you.
inscription; plate lower right; graphite; 1777
Object Number: P.2046-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 94861; input: 2003-09-12; modified: 2008-08-04)