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A woman in a brown and white gown and blue satin draping sits with her left breast bare, left hand resting on a golden container. She gestures towards a spaniel standing at her left. Background includes a view out a window and a rich blue and gold…

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Savigny as Oroonoko in blackface, wearing elaborate cape, frock coat, and britches, holds knife close to Imoinda. Imoinda wears a veil, beauty mark, and a frock with petticoat. She holds out her hand to him and he is turned away from her. Setting is…

Kitty Clive sits with a book of music open on her lap, looking at the viewer. She wears a decollete gown with puffed sleeves ending at the elbow. At her right an open window is partly draped with a dark curtain. Her right elbow rests on a cushion.

Map showing location of theaters and relevant sites.

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Reconstruction of the interior of a playhouse (probably Drury Lane, circa 1674) and exterior streets, represented from an overhead cut-away view. Parts of building labeled.

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A woman pulls on red breeches, aided by her serving-maid on the left, while a partially-shaved poodle looks on. A pair of stays, a sword, and a playbill sit on a stool; behind them is a dressing table with cosmetics on the right; background includes…

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Actor Will Kemp, wearing bells on his ankles, performs a Morris Dance. Behind him, a man plays a pipe and drum.

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Actress Sarah Siddons is pictured as Melpomene, classical muse of tragedy. She sits enthroned on clouds; behind her are figures representing pity and terror. Pity holds a knife; terror holds a chalice. See another description at WikiPaintings.

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A view of the interior of the theater at Drury Lane showing actors on stage and audience members in the box and orchestra seats.

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The title page of She Stoops to Conquer as published in 1773 by F. Newberry. Little ornamentation.
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