'Strolling actresses dressing in a barn', 1738. Artist: William Hogarth
'Strolling actresses dressing in a barn', 1738. A provincial company is in a barn, surrounded by costumes and props, preparing for its last performance.The 'Act against strolling players', which received royal assent on 21 June 1737, made it an offence to perform plays without a licence. Fourth and final state of plate.
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'King George VI and Queen Elizabeth leaving a reheasal from their Coronation', 1937. Artist: Unknown
'King George VI and Queen Elizabeth seen leaving a reheasal from their Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey, May 5th', 1937. From The Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. [Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1937]
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