Mrs. Ellen Gwynn. A Celebrated Actress and distinguish'd Favourite of King Charles the 2d.
Mezzotint with small margins. Walter Francis Tiffin Collector's mark. Plate 356 x 254mm (14 x 10"). Fine impression.
Nell Gwyn (1651-1687) rose from a humble orange-seller on Drury Lane to become one of the leading comic actresses of the day, and mistress of the King, Charles II.
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