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"Called Before the Curtain"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of a painting by Edward Frederick Brewtnall (1846-1902) entitled, "Called Before the Curtain", that portrays an English actress called out for an encore by an audience at the Theatre Royal in London, England during the Victorian era.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1874 issues of The Graphic magazine that depict the people, places, and events of the Victorian era world, including; Warwick Castle, the homes of John Bunyan and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, soldiers of the British Army during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, Queen Victoria, and other members of the British Royal Family. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Brewtnall, Edward Frederick. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Pit Orchestra, Cello, Musical Instrument, Thespian