Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania

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Acquired in 1885 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Green, Guy
attributions_note
bibliography
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: 831.2. Ray 1973, No: F1-1.
collection_code
CER
credit
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
date_end
1780-12-31
date_start
1777-01-01
date_text
1777 - 1780 (made)
descriptive_line
Delftware. Tile, tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration entitled 'Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania', probably printed by Guy Green, Liverpool, ca. 1777-1780.
dimensions
Width: 12.7 cm, Length: 12.7 cm, Thickness: 0.8 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber, 1885. Purchased by her from Becks, Bristol, 1869. Based on a print used as illustration to Bell's British Theatre (edition of 1776-1777).
id
21617
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:48:15.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:48:15.000Z
latitude
53.409773
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138, case 4, shelf 8, box TRAY1
longitude
-2.978481
marks
'MRS ABBINGTON' 'in the character of ESTIFANIA'
materials
earthenware, tin glaze
materials_techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration
museum_number
414:831/2-1885
museum_number_token
41483121885
object_number
O20476
object_type
Tile
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Tin-glazed earthenware tile, square, transfer-printed in black with the title 'Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania' 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.
place
Liverpool
primary_image_id
2010EF6774
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
mrs-abbington-in-the-character-tile-green-guy
sys_updated
2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
transfer printed, glazed
title
Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1780
year_start
1777