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Tinsel Picture, Charles Kemble as the Prince of Wales

This is a Tinsel picture. It was after W. West and subject: Charles Kemble. It is dated 1821 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is engraving, embossed foil, fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Herman Le Roy Emmet. It is credited Gift of Herman Le Roy Emmet.

Its dimensions are

H x W (Paper): 24.1 × 19.5 cm (9 1/2 × 7 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

At upper corner: "West's theatrical Portraits / no. 55"

Cite this object as

Tinsel Picture, Charles Kemble as the Prince of Wales; After W. West ; engraving, embossed foil, fabric; H x W (Paper): 24.1 × 19.5 cm (9 1/2 × 7 11/16 in.); Gift of Herman Le Roy Emmet; 1918-9-1

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