Media Information

Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Vincent, William, 17th cent., printmaker.
Source Title:
The Indian queen [graphic] / W. Vincent fe.
Source Created or Published:
[London] : J. Smith ex., [not before 1689]
Source Call Number:
ART 232569.1 (size XS)
Digital Image File Name:
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
Hamnet Holdings ID:
Creator (Hamnet):
Vincent, William, 17th cent., printmaker.
Title (Hamnet):
The Indian queen [graphic] / W. Vincent fe.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[London] :
Creator or Publisher (Hamnet):
J. Smith ex.,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[not before 1689]
Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 print : mezzotint ; image 181 x 140 mm.
Notes (Hamnet):
Bracegirdle stands facing half right. She wears a feathered headdress with pearls set in the headband, a pearl necklace, bracelet and earrings, a dress with a long train and a fringed hem which she holds up with her right hand to reveal her sandals, and carries a fan of feathers in her left. Two small boys also wearing feathered headdresses stand to her right. One holds her train and the other a parasol which he positions over her head. There are mountains in the background.
Notes (Hamnet):
Depicts Anne Bracegirdle as Semernia, the Indian queen in "The Widow Ranter" by Aphra Behn, a part she first played in 1689.
Subject (Hamnet):
Actors -- 17th century, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 -- Characters -- Semernia, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Widow ranter, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Bracegirdle, Anne, ca. 1663-1748 -- Performances, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Bracegirdle, Anne, ca. 1663-1748, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Children -- 17th century, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Portraits -- Female -- 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Prints -- 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Semernia (Fictitious character), depicted.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Smith, John, 1652-1743, publisher.
Call Number (Hamnet):
ART 232- 569.1 (size XS)

The Indian queen [graphic] / W. Vincent fe.