Mrs. Wilson.in the Character of Harriet, in the Comedy of Seduction.
Publish'd as the Act directsJuly 1st, 1787, by E. Harding, 132 Fleet Street.
Stipple. Platemark: 205 x 150mm (8 x 6"). Trimmed to platemark.
A portrait of British actress Sarah Harlowe, also known as Sarah Wilson (1765 - 1852), in character as Harriet in Holcroft's 'Seduction'. A quotation from the play is incribed below the title. Harlowe was a popular actress of the London stage around the turn of the 19th century. She was married to actor, playwright and theatre manager Francis Godolphin Waldron. It was at Sadler's Wells theatre, where, as a singer, actor, and performer in pantomimes, Harlowe gained some celebrity, notably for her comedic roles.
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