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George Cooke (1807-63) in 'Ticklish Times' c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913544

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actor George Cooke (1807-63) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head a quarter to the left and looks forward. He gestures with his right hand, shaped in a fist, and holds a door with his left hand. He is dressed as his character in the play "Ticklish Time".  

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    George Cooke (1807-1863)
  • annotation: Mr G. Cooke in "Ticklish Times."/ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    9.0 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite