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Title
Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet
Names
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827 (Engraver)
Edwards, Edward, 1738-1806 (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Stage Costume -- Drama

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1777-03-08
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
Actors
Stage costume
Muḥammad, Prophet, d. 632
Mahomet (Play)
Caftans
Genres
Book illustrations
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: "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."--lettered on border.
Statement of responsibility: "Edwards ad viv. del." "Collyer sculpt." "Publish'd March 8th, 1777 by T. Lowndes and Partners."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 18 x 12 cm (7 x 4 1/2 in.)
Etching with engraving.
Foxing on image.
Description
Scene from Mahomet, the imposter : a tragedy in five acts / by the Rev. Mr. Miller.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17517690
Barcode: 33333159489794
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2a2ecc70-c564-012f-4b5a-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. "Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777-03-08. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e54-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. "Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0e54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Mr. Bensley in the character of Mahomet