The Actor Edward Kean in the Dress Presented to and Worn by him on the Occasion of his being Chosen a Chief and Prince of the Huron Tribe of Indian by the Name of Alanienouidet

G. F. Storm, English, active after 1827, after Frederick John Meyer, English, active 1826 - 1844

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1828

Engraving on laid paper

Sight: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)

Sight: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift from Karl Schmidt Collection

PR.937.7.16

Publisher

Neal & Mackenzie, Philadelphia

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, lower left: Painted by Frederick Meyer Jun.r 3 Red Lion Square; center: EDMUND KEAN ESQ.R; lower right: Engraved by G.F. Storm.; center: In the Dress presented to and worn by him on the occasion of his being chosen a / CHIEF and PRINCE of the HURON TRIBE of INDIANS by the Name of ALANIENOUIDET / To the Patentee Committee and Perfomers of the THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE, in / commemoration of the return of that distinguished Actor to his Native Country and with the / intention of presenting at one view a faithful Portrait of Mr. Kean, and a correct delineation of / the Costume of that Warlike Tribe who unanimously elected him a Chieftain and a Brother at Quebec on / Saturday October 7th, 1826. This Print is most respectfully dedicated by their / obliged and obt. Ser.t William Kenneth / Neal & Mackenzie 201 Chestnut Street Philadelphia July 1828

Provenance

Karl Schmidt; given to present collection, 1937.

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