'Othello' Tinsel Picture, 1830-1870
An Antique Theatrical Tinsel Picture by Archibald Park (Leonard Street, Finsbury, 1830-1870)
depicting Mr (Edmund) Kean as Othello, hand-coloured engraving, the figure cut-out and mounted against paper, with 'tinsel' collage decoration, in a 1920s wooden frame with glass
37cm x 31cm
Stock Reference: LH 1811
Reference: A similar tinsel picture of 'Mr Kean as Othello' can be seen at Smallhythe Place, Kent, in the collection of the National Trust. The same tinsel picture is also illustrated on the Royal Shakespeare Company website.
Literature: George Speaight, The Juvenile Drama, Macdonald, 1946, pp. 146-153.
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