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Creator:
Print made by John W. Gear, 1806–1866
after John W. Gear, 1806–1866
Printed by Charles J. Hullmandel, 1789–1850, British
Title:

Mr. W. J. Hammond and Miss Daly as Othello and Desdemona at the New Strand Theatre

Date:
undated
Medium:
Lithograph with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/16 x 14 9/16 inches (26.2 x 37 cm) and Image: 8 9/16 x 11 inches (21.7 x 28 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "8 (circled) (star design)"; on back, lower left: "81 (circled)"; lower right: "B5140 | 6.25"

Lettered, lower left: "J.W. Gear del et lithog."; lower center: "M.R. W.J. HAMMOND and MISS DALY as Othello and Desdemona at the NEW STRAND THEATRE. | Othello: A Gipsy woman whose name wad Powel | To my poor moder she gab dat towel. | Published by W. Kenneth at his Theatrical Agency Office, No22, Gb Ruffel St, Govent Garden, and to be had at the Strand Theatre"; lower right: "Printed by C. Hullmandel."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.141
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actor | actress | boots | costume | dress | husband | lovers | play | plays by William Shakespeare | tassels | The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, play by William Shakespeare | theater | wife | wigs
Associated People:
Hammond, William John (1797x9-1848), actor and theater manager
Desdemona (character in Othello)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Othello (character in Othello, the Moor of Venice)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25384
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