Saturday, 23 November 2013

Bloomfieldiana III

H. BROWN [del. & sc.] | MR. W.H. WILLIAMS | AS GILES | IN THE MILLER’S MAID | Published by H. Brown. [c.1824.]
Plate 165 x 95mm.
William Henry Williams (1797-1846), actor, entertainer and magician; as Giles in John Faucit’s “Miller's Maid”, after Bloomfield. (See my “Provisional list of musical settings” for 1821: John Marks Jolly, 1790-1864, composer.)
Harvard Volume IV. p.273: 4.
Purchased from Grosvenor Prints (London): [Ref: 20957] “A very rare hand-coloured etching.”


Catalogue of dramatic portraits in the Theatre collection of the Harvard college library / by Lillian Arvilla Hall ...—Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard university press, 1930-1934.—4 v. ; 26 cm
“A descriptive index to the engraved dramatic portraits in the Theatre collection ... arranged alphabetically according to names.”—Pref.
Contents: Vol. 1 A-E.—vol. 2 F-K.—vol. 3 L-R.—vol. 4, S-Z.

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