Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Lady Schreiber, No: 830.7. Ray 1973, No: F1-20.
Delftware. Tile, tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration entitled 'Mr Lewis in the character of Hippolitus', probably printed by Guy Green, Liverpool, ca. 1777-1780.
Width: 12.7 cm, Length: 12.7 cm, Thickness: 0.8 cm
Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber, 1885. Purchased by her from Mr Edkins, Bristol, 1881.
The subject of this tile corresponds with a print published by T. Lowndes in 'Lowndes' New English Theatre' in 1776.
Tin-glazed earthenware tile, square, transfer-printed in black with the title 'Mr Lewis in the character of Hippolitus' above and below of an actor. It is one of twenty-six tiles depicting portraits of famous actors and actress, each within a border of theatrical trophies, including ribbons inscribed with the name of the person and his or her part.