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"Shakspeare(sic)/ Romeo and Juliet,/ Act V. Scene III." Interior scene depicting crypt with young woman in white, Juliet, raised on one elbow gesturing to Friar Laurence who holds a torch in his left hand. The dead Romeo, vial of poison still in his hand, lies center foreground; bloodied sword visible beneath him, dead Paris at lower right. Below image, inscription (see Inscription). Effigy in armor on sarcophagus behind Juliet.

Details

Maker
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)
Simon, P. (Artist)
After Northcote, James, 1822-1904 (Artist)
Date
1792
Inscriptions
Inscribed below title: ""Published Feb. 2, 1792, by John and Josiah Boydell, at the Shakespeare Gallery Pall Mall & No. 90. Cheaptide, London."" Below engraver: ""Marine Eng. to his Majesty""
Location of origin
London, England; New York (England), NY, USA
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
ink
Ink
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, LITERARY
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Romeo and Juliet Act V. Scene III.
Dimensions
22.5 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.456
Credit Line
Bequset of Grace Gordon Latimer
GUSN
17096

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