Master [Joseph] Burke in the character of General Bombastes in "Bombastes Furioso".
From a sketch by W. Allison, Esq., Lithographed by Ingrey & Madeley, 310, Strand [London].
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Joseph Burke, child actor, wearing Napoleonic uniform and hat, seated, at a table, smoking a churchwarden pipe. Title underneath image. This print published at a location near the Surrey Theatre, where Joseph Burke was then performing in 1827 as Doctor O'Toole in 'The Irish Tutor'. "Bombastes Furioso", A Burlesque Tragic Opera, was written in 1810 by William Barnes Rhodes. It was based in part on 'Orlando Furioso', an Italian epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533).
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London : published by M. Burke, 108 St Surrey St., Blackfriars Road, .
Physical description: 1 print : hand-coloured lithograph; 34 x 24.5 cm..
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|PD BURK-JO (2) II||
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