William Henry West Betty as Selim in "Barbarossa"
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Selim Plate marks 6 x 7 1/2 inches Whole-length. With text: "Master Betty, Surnamed Young Roscius. In the Character of Selim on his first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre on Sat. Dec. 1, 1804. If thou dar'st, Now view me..Hear me, Tyrant! While with voice more terrible than Thunder, I proclaim that he who aim'd the Dagger at thy Heart is Selim! Vide Barbarossa Act 4, Scene 1.
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Betty, William Hen. West (William Henry West), b. 1791|
Theater--History--19th century--Pictorial works
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