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ITEM Identifier: MS Thr 5-5.8, (Unnumbered)

Richard Brinsley Sheridan Esq : portrait engraving, 1791. Digital


  • 1753-1868

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


2 Volumes

Physical Location

MS, f, pf

General note

Engraved by Jno. Hall after painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Print is loose in volume.

Note on verso: "Removed July 1955 the print following this one -- a large print of Henry Harris, Restoration actor, as Cardinal Wolsey (proof before letters)."

Repository Details

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