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Edwin Forrest as Rolla

Title
Edwin Forrest
Artist
Mathew B. Brady, 1823? - 15 Jan 1896
Sitter
Edwin Forrest, 9 Mar 1806 - 12 Dec 1872
Date
c. 1861
Type
Photographic Negative
Medium
Gelatin dry plate negative after c. 1861 albumen silver print
Dimensions
Plate: 50.5 x 42.3cm (19 7/8 x 16 5/8")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Edwin Forrest Home for Retired Actors
Object number
NPG.88.99
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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