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Act 5, Scene 3. Cleopatra stands and holds a knife in her right hand, and extends her left arm saying, : "I die, I will not bear it"

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Full-length portrait of Smith in the role of Imoinda. Unlike other adaptations of Oroonoko at the time (including the Hawkesworth version in which Smith is performing), Smith plays in blackface. With arms outstretched and draped with a white scarf,…

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Full-length portrait of Litchfield in the role of Imoinda. Standing in front of a forest, she faces slightly left with arms outspread and the right palm forward. She wears a dark beaded necklace, a turban with a large feather, and a dark fringed sash…

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Full length portrait of Mrs Hartley in the Character of Imoinda. Armed with a bow in her left hand, and a quiver of arrows on her back, she stands in profile. Her bodice and sleeves contain significant amounts of animal pelt. The bottom of her skirt…
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