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Creator:
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849.
Title(s):

The life of an actor / by Pierce Egan, author of "Life in London," "Tom and Jerry," "A Musical Drama," etc. ; dedicated to Edmund Kean, Esq. ; the poetical descriptions by T. Greenwood ; embellished with twenty-seven characteristic scenes, etched by Theodore Lane ; enriched also with several original designs on wood, executed by Mr. Thompson.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for C.S. Arnold, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, 1825.
Physical Description:
xvi, 272 p., [27] leaves of plates : ill ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN2095 .E4 1825
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Wood engravings by John Thompson. Cf. Abbey.
Printed by C. and C. Whittingham, College House, Chiswick.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 414
BAC: British Art center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original boards with printed paper covers.
Subject Terms:
Acting -- Great Britain.
Actors -- Great Britain.
Arnold, C. S. -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Theater -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
Theater -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Whittingham, C. and C. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Wood engravings -- 1825.
Contributors:
Greenwood, T. L. (Thomas Longdon), 1806-1879.
Lane, Theodore, 1800-1828, ill.
Thompson, John, 1785-1866, engraver.
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