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Elizabeth Bannister (née Harpur) (1757-1849), Singer

Sitter in 5 portraits
Actress and singer, appearing at Covent Garden and Haymarket theatres, mainly in comedy and comic opera. She was often called upon to sing in her acting roles including that of Olivia in Twelfth Night and that of The Lady in Comus. She married Jack Bannister in 1783 and retired from the stage in 1792.

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D595

Elizabeth Bannister (née Harpur)

by Robert Laurie, after Robert Dighton
mezzotint, published 1780
NPG D595

D623

Elizabeth Bannister (née Harpur)

by Robert Laurie, after Robert Dighton
mezzotint, published 1780
NPG D623

D624

Elizabeth Bannister (née Harpur)

by Robert Laurie, after Robert Dighton
mezzotint, published 1780
NPG D624

D625

Elizabeth Bannister (née Harpur)

by Robert Laurie, after Robert Dighton
coloured mezzotint, published 1780
NPG D625

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