An actress at her toilet, or, Miss Brazen just breecht [graphic] / from the original picture by John Collet, in the possession of Carington Bowles.

Published/Created:
[London]
Printed for & sold by Carington Bowles
published as the act directs, 24 June 1779
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint, hand-colored ; sheet 37 x 27 cm
Notes:
Title from text engraved below image.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
Abstract:
"The interior of a well-furnished dressing-room. A young woman stands in the centre, arms akimbo, putting on a pair of breeches and looking towards the mirror which stands on a dressing-table (right) in which a small monkey is also looking. A maid-servant (left) stoops to fasten the buttons at the right. knee. A poodle, partly shaved, barks at the actress; it stands on a play bill inscribed "and the Part of Capt Macheath by Miss ." A pair of top-boots lies on the floor. On a stool (right) is a sword, a pair of stays, and a paper inscribed "To be seen a most surprising Hermaphrodite.""--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Miss Brazen just breecht
Associated Names:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793 [Publisher]
Collet, John, 1725?-1780 [Artist]
Topics:
Actresses -- England -- 18th century
Clothing & dress -- England -- 1770-1780
Cross dressing
Dogs
Women domestics
Language:
English
Genre:
Mezzotints -- England -- London -- 1779
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1779
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:
779.06.24.01+
Orbis Record:
6697385
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr04442
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10723290
PID:
digcoll:291821