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1971.625 (RS117650)

Description

Colored engraving of a Shakespearean scene; woman (Elgiva) being seized by three soldiers in center of print; a man (Dunsran) stands to their left; vaulted interior scene; Elgiva's crown lies on floor to right of center; wooden frame covered with gilt and gesso; spiral band on frame.

Details

Maker
Reynolds, S. W. (Engraver)
Streatfeild, T. (Delineator)
Orme, Edward (Publisher)
Date
ca. 1807
Inscriptions
Drawn by the Revd. T. Streatfeild./Published and sold, April 1st 1807, by Edwd. Orme 59, Bond Street, London./Engraved by S.W. Reynolds./ELGIVA Queen of EDWY seized at the instigation of DUNSTAN.""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
coloring
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
coloring
Drama
drama
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Colored
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Soldier
soldiers
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Shakespeare, William
Dimensions
19.125 x 22.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.625
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5262

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