Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-5259

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
drama
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Drama
PICTURE, LITERARY

Inscription

""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.""

Associated Person

Shakespeare, William

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

People and Organizations

Henry V

Shakespeare, William

Maker

Thew., Robt. (Engraver)
Fuseli, Henri (Painter)
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

22.25 x 28.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.622