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Title
Mrs. Melmoth in the character of Q. Elizabeth
Names
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827 (Engraver)
Dodd, Daniel (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Stage Costume -- Drama

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1777
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC STAG-Dra
Topics
Theatrical productions
Costumes
Actresses
Stage costume
Earl of Essex (Play)
Melmoth, Charlotte, c.1749-1823
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Genres
Book illustrations
Notes
Content: "Earl of Essex." "Essex a traitor! It can never be -- Act I. Sc. 2."--lettered on border.
Statement of responsibility: Dodd ad viv del." "Collyer sculp." "Publish'd Feb'y. 3d, 1777 by T. Lowndes and Partners." "Publish'd Feb'y. 3d, 1777 by T. Lowndes and Partners."--lettered on border.
Biographical/historical: Melmoth, Charlotte, c.1749-1823: 18th-century English actress, the estranged 'wife' of British actor/writer Samuel Jackson Pratt -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Melmoth, viewed May 2020
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 16 x 10 cm (6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)
Foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17517690
Barcode: 33333159489786
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2de567c0-c564-012f-f77c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1748: Creator Born
  • 1777: Issued
  • 1827: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mrs. Melmoth in the character of Q. Elizabeth" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e53-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mrs. Melmoth in the character of Q. Elizabeth" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e53-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1777). Mrs. Melmoth in the character of Q. Elizabeth Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e53-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mrs. Melmoth in the character of Q. Elizabeth