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Henry Siddons (1774-1815), Actor, playwright and son of Sarah Siddons

Sitter in 2 portraits
Henry Siddons was the eldest son of the renowned actress Sarah Siddons, and occasionally acted with his mother Sarah Siddons. He regularly appeared at the Covent Garden and Drury Lane theatres, before taking up the management of the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh in 1809. Siddons also wrote several plays and novels.

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Henry Siddons

by Samuel John Stump
watercolour on card, 1808
NPG 4879

D41670

'Mrs Siddons and her Son in the Tragedy of Isabella' (Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble); Henry Siddons)

by and published by James Caldwall, published by and after William Hamilton
mezzotint, published 1 June 1785
NPG D41670