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1971.622 (RS117647)

Description

Black and white engraving of a scene from Shakespeare's King Henry the Fifth, with advisers and attendants; outdoor scene set within draped enclosure at Southampton; molded and gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Thew., Robt. (Engraver)
Fuseli, Henri (Painter)
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)
Date
1798
Inscriptions
""Painted by H. Fuseli R.A."" ""Engraved by Robt. Thew/Hyt. Engraver to H.R.H. The P. of Wales."" Central inscription: ""SHAKSPEARE./King Henry the Fifth/Act II. Scene II/Southhampton.___ The King, Scroop, Cambridge, Grey & attendants./ Pubd. Decr. 1 1798. by J. & J. BOYDELL at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall; & no. 90 Cheapeside.""
Location of origin
London, 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
Henry V
Shakespeare, William
Dimensions
22.25 x 28.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.622
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5259

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