Habit of Zara, in the Tragedy of the Mourning Bride.Habillement de Zara, dans la Tragédie intituleé the Mourning Bride.
Hand coloured engraving. Sheet size: 270 x 200mm (10¾ x 8"). Fine original colour. Trimmed inside platemark.
The character of 'Zara' in full costume, wearing an exceptionally large floral dress. She is directed to the right and holds a dagger in her right hand and a handkerchief in her left. Plate 237 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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