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Fragments of two plays from John Bell's <em>British theatre</em>, 1792

Fragments of two plays from John Bell's British theatre, 1792

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Title: Fragments of two plays from John Bell's British theatre

Date: 1792

Physical Details: Clipping : 8 p. : ill. ; 15 x 09 cm.

Description: Fragments of two plays published as part of John Bell's series titled British theatre.

The plays are: The Grecian daughter by Arthur Murphy; and Isabella, or The fatal marriage by Thomas Southerne.

For each play the Archives has: the title page, the list of characters, and an engraved illustration of Sarah Siddons in the title role (Euphrasia and Isabella). Additionally, there is a page of the prologue to The Grecian daughter, and a page with the heading "Advertisement."

Verso of illustration of Mrs. Siddons as Isabella is stamped: De Forest Art Library.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Augustus F. de Forest papers, 1852-1946

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Fragments of two plays from John Bell's British theatre, 1792. Augustus F. de Forest papers, 1852-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13729