Plate from Bell's British Theatre of Penelope in Ulysses

Date: 
1778
Contents: 
engraving
Format: 
Engraving
Source notes: 
Depiction of Mrs Hunter (likely actress Maria Hunter) in the role of Penelope in Nicholas Rowe's Ulysses, possibly performed in the 1755-6 season at Covent Garden (but uncertain): see The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume II: The Middle Period Play by Michael Caines, p. 14. Plate from Bell's British Theatre, January 1778.
Associated ancient plays: 
URI: 
productions/sources/18023

Referenced productions

Production First performed Pagination Ancient works performed
Ulysses (1705 - 1706) 1705 Odyssey

How to cite this source

Plate from Bell's British Theatre of Penelope in Ulysses, accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/sources/18023 <27 May 2022>