Related Objects
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC; 1767 bottom middle

E.L. Davenport as Sir Giles Overreach in "A New Way to Pay Old Debts"

Artwork
Identifier:
2016.7.2
Artist:
Gebbie & Husson Co.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée Digital Print (Original engraving is in the GVSU Permanent Collection)
Date:
circa 1888
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Black and white print of man in elaborate clothing, frowning while leaning against a box on a table. Large wall panel and sculptures are in the background. From Act IV Scene II.
Historical Context:
A New Way to Pay Old Debts (c. 1625, printed 1633) is an English Renaissance drama, the most popular play by Philip Massinger. Its central chararacter, Sir Giles Over-reach, became one of the more popular villains on English and American stages through the 19th century.