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The Eumenides of Aeschylus
The Eumenides of Aeschylus as Performed by Members of the University at the Theatre Royal Cambridge December 1885..
Drawn and Etched by Robert Farren.
Cambridge: Macmillan And Bowes, 1884.
Seven etchings. Each c. 180 x 225mm (7 x 9"), on thick paper with wide margins. With a duplicate plate on regular paper and a plate from one of Farren's earlier series.
The illustrated titlepage and six plates illustrating the staging of 'The Eumenides', the third and final play in the 'Oresteia', the story of Orestes, first performed in 458BC. The plates are titled in Greek letters. Although the illustrations are complete a printed cast list is lacking. Robert Farren (1832-1910) was a topographical etcher and illustrator, who owned a print business in Cambridge, before moving to Scarborough in 1889 for his health.
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