Related Objects
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC; Theater Hall across from 1761, 1755, 1757

Mr. John Gilbert as Sir Anthony Absolute

Artwork
Identifier:
2016.7.3
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 a man with a white wig holding a hat and sword, standing next to a chair with fabric draped over it. From "The Rivals, Act III Scene I.
Historical Context:
The Rivals is a comedy of manners, with Sir Anthony Absolute as a protagonist, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan in five acts. It was first performed at Covent Garden Theatre on 17 January 1775.