Hand coloured engraving. Sheet size: 270 x 200mm (10¾ x 8"). Fine original colour. Trimmed inside platemark. Slighty coloured paper.
The character of 'Erato', in full costume, holding a lit torch in her right hand, and a bow and arrows in her left. She has a crown of red roses on her head. Plate 217 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
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