A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 10, M’Intosh to by Philip H Highfill Jr

By Philip H Highfill Jr

Those featured in quantity 10 contain Margaret Martyr, a singer, actress, and dancer whose “conjugal virtues have been usually impeached,” based on the July 1792 Thespian journal. The Diction­ary describes this least consistent of fans as “of middling peak, with a determine well-proportioned for breeches components. [Her] black-haired, black-eyed good looks and transparent soprano made her an immedi­ate renowned good fortune in merry maids and tuneful minxes, the piquant and the pert, for 1 / 4 century.”

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Darly on 5 November 1773.  A copy in reverse was also issued.  Published as a plate to London Magazine, 1773.  A copy in reverse was also issued.  A similar picture, probably also by Alcock, is in a private collection in New York.  A copy, in another edition, was also issued.  Wright, 1775.  Yolland, 1790.  1775.  Bell, 1785.  De Loutherbourg.  For the provenance and a detailed discussion of this painting and the Nos 29, 30, and 31, below, see Mander and Mitchenson, The Artist and the Theatre (1955).

A copy in reverse was also issued.  A similar picture, probably also by Alcock, is in a private collection in New York.  A copy, in another edition, was also issued.  Wright, 1775.  Yolland, 1790.  1775.  Bell, 1785.  De Loutherbourg.  For the provenance and a detailed discussion of this painting and the Nos 29, 30, and 31, below, see Mander and Mitchenson, The Artist and the Theatre (1955).  Engraving by John Smith, published in Robert Sayer's edition of Dramatic Characters, or Different Portraits of the English Stage.

1788], piper.  Niel M'Lean, Piper to the Highland Society in London," who performed on the pipes for that night only.  1742–1762], actor.  Maclelan was at Bath in 1753–54 and made his Norwich debut on 9 February 1756, according to the Norwich Mercury, and he apparently performed in that town until 1762.  See M ACKLOUD.  See M ACKLIN.  See also M ACMAHON and M AHON. ], actor.

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