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Mary Ann Yates; Frances Abington (née Barton) in the characters of the Tragic and Comic Muses

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Mary Ann Yates; Frances Abington (née Barton) in the characters of the Tragic and Comic Muses, after Unknown artist, circa 1760s - NPG D8958 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Ann Yates; Frances Abington (née Barton) in the characters of the Tragic and Comic Muses

after Unknown artist
hand-coloured line engraving, circa 1760s
6 7/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. (175 mm x 105 mm) plate size; 8 1/4 in. x 5 1/8 in. (210 mm x 130 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D8958


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