Engravings of David Garrick in various roles, 1746-1779.


Engravings of David Garrick in various roles, 1746-1779.

Engravings of the actor and theater manager David Garrick in various roles, many Shakespearean, including Hamlet, King Lear and Richard III, this last designed by William Hogarth and Charles Grignion.

7 prints : b&w ; 64 cm. x 49 cm. and smaller.


SNAC Resource ID: 8145680

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764

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William Hogarth was a British painter and engraver. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca. 1750-ca. 1820]. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122370890 Epithet: RC Bishop of Hexham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x00038e British painter and engraver. From the description of Draft manuscript, ca. 1753. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83983462 Epithet: fish...

Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810

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