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Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet.

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Names
Collyer, Joseph (1748-1827) (Engraver)
Edwards, Edward (1738-1806) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Stage Costume -- Drama

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1777-03-08
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC STAG-Dra
Topics
Theatrical productions
Costumes
Actors
Stage costume
Muḥammad, Prophet, d. 632
Caftans
Genres
Costume prints
Notes
Content : Artist name Edward Edwards inferred from name, date and other work by this artist viewed at www.artnet.com. Engraver inferred from name and date of work.

Content : Printed on border: "Mahomet." "Ma: Thou Alcoran! Hast won more battles for me, than thrice my feeble numbers had atchiev'd, without the succour of thy sacred impulse. Act. 2. Sc. 2." Foxing on image.

Content : Scene from Mahomet, the imposter : a tragedy in five acts / by the Rev. Mr. Miller.

Statement of Responsibility: "Edwards ad viv. del." "Collyer sculpt." "Publish'd March 8th, 1777 by T. Lowndes and Partners."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Form: Etchings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Etching and engraving.Physical details
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1997048
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17517690
Barcode : 33333159489794
UUID: 2a2ecc70-c564-012f-4b5a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1748: Creator Born
  • 1777: Issued
  • 1827: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777-03-08. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1777-03-08). Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet.