Portrait of Mrs Siddons, Actress

#Picture Number HS98

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Victorian illustration to download, a copy of the portrait by Thomas Gainsborough of Mrs Sarah Siddons the actress (1755-1831), the most famous tragedienne of the 18th century. She wears a striped silk dress and holds a fur muff; her hair is curled, ringleted and powdered, and she wears a large feathered hat.