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Title(s):

Mrs Hartley in the character of Imoinda; illustration to Southern's Oroonoko Bell's British Theatre Elizabeth Hartley (née White)

Maker(s):

Thornthwaite, John; printmaker; British printmaker, born c.1740- active 1771-1795
Roberts, James I; draughtsman; after; British artist, 1725-1799

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1777-03

School/Style:

British

Technique(s):

etching
engraving
offset (printing effect); title to Bell's edition of Oroonoko

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 173, mm
width, plate, 103, mm
height, sheet, 175, mm
width, sheet, 103, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Notes:

Published as part of Bell's British Theatre.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Inscription(s):

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

Alternative
Number:

O'Donoghue; 14

Accession:

Object Number: P.2046-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 94861; input: 2003-09-12; modified: 2008-08-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94861