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A wax figure of the actor William Siddons, made by Henrietta Wade, dressed in Turkish costume including gold-coloured shoes, a green jacket, gold-coloured top and a red and cream headdress. He has eyes painted on and a moustache and sideburns and is holding the tube of a hookah pipe in his right hand. The figurine is set on a blue-velvet-covered base, the velvet is pinned on, and there are holes on the underside of the base.

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Bournemouth


Medium

wax

Accession number

:706.58.2.1 BORGM

Acquisition method

gift from Miss Fretwell of Bournemouth, 1958

Work type

Sculpture


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Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Russell-Cotes Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 3AA England

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