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Dandies at the opera, one of them swooning, overcome with emotion. Etching by I.R. Cruikshank, 1835.

Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856.
Date
Augt.1st. 1835

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Description

On fainting: the DNB says of performances by Eliza O'Neill, who made her début at Covent Garden in 1814, "Men are said to have been borne fainting from the theatre after witnessing her tragic performances."

Lettering

A dandy fainting or - an exquisite in fits. Scene a private opera box. I.R. Cruikshank inv. & fecit.

Publication/Creation

London (26 Haymarket) : Thos. McLean, Augt.1st. 1835.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 24.8 x 34.4 cm.

Publications note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, s.n. 13069 (mentioned as reissue of earlier print)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35497i

Reproduction note

Later reissue of a print first published in 1818: see Wellcome Library catalogue no. 12030i

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