Mr. Middleton as Romeo.
Engraved by Ridley from an Original painting.
|Main Creator:||Ridley, William, 1764-1838, engraver.|
James Middleton, (d. 1799), actor ; half-length, looking to right. As Romeo in Shakespeare's play "Romeo & Juliet".
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[London] : Published for the proprietors of the Monthly Mirror by T. Bellamy, King st., Covent Garden, 2nd May, 1796.
In-house number: PA 1412.
Inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet: "his name was [Magan?] son of an apothecary Skinner Row. Pupil and son in law of Old Sam White. died of poverty and as [...?]".
One of three impressions. See call numbers MIDD-JA (1A) I and MIDD-JA (1B) I for more details about other impressions.
Plate to "Monthly Mirror", May 1786.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple ; oval image 9.2 x 7.8 cm., sheet 12.4 x 7.8 cm., cropped within plate mark.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : p. 134.
Attributed to William Ridley, (1764-1838).
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|EP MIDD-JA (1) I||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.