Charles James Mathews, Aetat 75.
Photolithograph, 200 x 135mm. 8 x 5¼". Spotting.
Charles James Mathews (1803 - 1878), actor and dramatist, son of Charles Mathews. On 18 July 1838, at Kensington Church, he married his manager, Lucia Elizabeth or Elizabetta Mathews, also known as Madame Vestris (1797 - 1856). She has written and signed the ink inscription attached to the verso of the paper on to which the portrait is laid. It reads 'To William Algernon Young, with kindest regards from Mrs. Charles Mathews'.
[Ref: 9018] £230.00