Miss Farren in the Character of Hermione. Winter's Tale, Act V.
Publish'd July 15th: 1781, by Mess:rs Sayer & Bennett, Printsellers, No: 53, Fleet Street, & E. Fisher, No.11, Ludgate Street.
Mezzotint. Plate 603 x 406mm. 23¾ x 16". Creasing and repaired tear lower left, and centre left. Creasing to upper right corner. Damaged but still charming image.
Elizabeth Farren (1759-1829), actress and Countess of Derby. She performed most frequently at both the Drury Lane and Haymarket Theatres following her London debut in 1777. Here she is seen as Hermione in Shakespeare's "A Winter's Tale".
Harvard: 21.p.359. CS: 17, ii of ii. From the Stapleford Park Collection.
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