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1971.621 (RS117646)

Description

Black and white engraving of a scene from the Merry Wives of Windsor; and outdoor scene with one woman and two men dressed in 17th c. fashion; simple mahogany frame; under glass.

Details

Maker
Simon, I.P. (Engraver)
Smirke, Robert (Painter)
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
""Painted by R. Smirke/ Engraved by I.P. Simon."" Center inscription: ""Shakespeare./Merry Wives of Windsor./ACT I. SCENE I."" Left and right inscriptions are quotes from play. The number ""10"" appears at lower right.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Drama
drama
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, LITERARY
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Shakespeare, William
Dimensions
24.875 x 20.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.621
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5258

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