Theatrical Tinsel Portrait by Park, 1851
"Mr Campbell as the Rover of Cuba", No. 98, London, published October 9th 1851...A. Park, 47 Leonard St, Finsbury
a pirate bearing a flintlock pistol, mountains, sea and shipwreck in the background, 'tinsel' mounted collage on paper with handpainted water-colour highlights, in a simple period frame
26.5cm x 21.5cm
Reference: Archibald Alexander Park, 47 Leonard Street, Shoreditch: a family concern in business between 1835-1863. See: George Speaight's 'Juvenile Drama', Macdonald & Co, 1946, page 222. The 'Red Rover of Cuba or The Mutiny of the Dolphin' was first performed at the Adelphi Theatre in 1829.
Stock Reference: LH 1814
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