Wynnstay Theatre 1785 [graphic] / H. Bunbury inv. ; Walker, sculp.

Edition:
[3rd State]
Published/Created:
[London]
Publish'd by J. Sewell, Cornhill
1786
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving on laid paper ; sheet 18.2 x 12.9 cm.
Notes:
Title from banner above image.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Purchased by W.S. Lewis from Holland Brothers, Birmingham; March 1958.
On page numbered 24 in an album of 116 prints: [Bartolozzi and his pupils].
Top of sheet trimmed to design with no loss.
1 print : engraving on laid paper ; sheet 17.0 x 12.2 cm.
To view other prints in this volume, search by call number 75 B28 804
Abstract:
"An advertisement for the theatre around a tree, two women standing either side, at left kneeling and holding out a ribbon inscribed 'As you like it', at front a man seated on the floor holds out a sheet of paper upon which is written 'The Agreeable Surprise', behind at left a black harlequin holds a stick labelled 'invasion', beside him 'Venice preserved' is draped across a branch; in the distance at right a windmill advertises the diversity of the programme with Farce, Pantomine, Tragedy and Comedy emblazoned on the sails; within an elaborate oval frame with dramatic masks and daggers at top and bottom; after Bunbury, illustration from the 'European Magazine'."--British Museum online catalogue.
Associated Names:
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815 [Printmaker]
Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811 [Publisher]
Topics:
Sewell, John, 1733 or 1734-1802
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings -- England -- 1786
Invitations
Proofs
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:
Folio 75 B28 804
Orbis Record:
11691350
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr30355a
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10977823
PID:
digcoll:551200