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MS Thr 320

Roberts, James, 1753-ca. 1809. James Roberts portrait drawings of English actors and actresses: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 320
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Roberts, James, 1753-ca. 1809.
Title: James Roberts portrait drawings of English actors and actresses,
Date(s): before 1809.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Portrait drawings of English actors and actresses by English artist James Roberts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*76M-66. Purchased with the F.E. Chase and E. Sheldon funds from Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., 43 Old Bond Street, London WIX 4BA England; received: 1976 May 17 and October 12.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Roberts Portrait Drawings of English Actors and Actresses (MS Thr 320). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

James Roberts was an English artist.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by actor's name.

Scope and Contents

Includes 28 portrait drawings in pencil of English actors and actresses including Cecilia Davies, Jane Pope, and William Smith as well as some drawings of unidentified subjects.

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