For the benefit of Joe Miller [graphic] : Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The old batchelor / W. Hogarth f. ; J.I. fecit.

Published/Created:
[London]
[Faulder and Egerton]
[1794]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching ; sheet 15.4 x 22.7 cm
Notes:
Title from banner at top of image.
Signed in design: W. Hogarth f.
Plate from: Ireland, S. Graphic illustrations of Hogarth. London : Published by R. Faulder, New Bond Street; and J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794, vol. i, p. 128.
Gift of Joseph Verner Reed (Yale 1926) to the Yale Library, 1958. Portions were transferred to Lewis Walpole Library 1960. For other items from this gift refer to Beinecke Library's GEN MSS 1000.
Abstract:
Copy of a benefit ticket whose design was formerly attributed to Hogarth: a stage scene with four performers in Congreve's 'The Old Bachelor', showing the scene in Act III where Noll receives a kicking from Sharper; print after a forgery purporting to be a benefit ticket for Joe Miller for his performance as Sir Joseph Wittol.
Variant Titles:
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The old batchelor
Associated Names:
Ireland, John, -1808 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Actors
Congreve, William, 1670-1729
Fund raising
Miller, Joe, 1684-1738
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Theaters
Theatrical productions
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Book illustrations
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1794
Tickets
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Hogarth 794.00.00.37.1 Box 120
Orbis Record:
11416232
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22739
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034994
PID:
digcoll:2810928