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I Play the Part

I play the part of Sir Harry Wildair tonight, your humble servant, [signed] J. Margaret Woffington

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Portrait, half-length, looking at the viewer, with her hand in her waistcoat; in the character of Sir Harry Wildair in Farquhar's Constant couple.

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Item Information:

Identifier
9z9030095
Collection
Art Works
Institution
Yale University Libraries
Date Issued
1888
Dates Covered
1888
1743
Genre
Art
Subject(s)
Constant Couple
George Farquhar
Margaret Woffinton
William Hogarth
Places
England > Greater London > London
Topic(s)
Actors
Crossdressing
Male impersonators
Portrait prints
Stipple engraving, English
Theatre
Visual arts
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 print : stipple engraving with etching in sanguine-colored ink on wove paper ; sheet 35.4 x 25 cm
Language
English
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