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Title(s):

To be published on the twenty-third of April, 1816, (being the anniversary of the 2nd century after his decease), an engraved portrait of Shakspeare, from the monumental bust at Stratford-upon-Avon.

Additional Title(s):

Mr. William Shakespeare, his true effigy.

Published/Created:
[London] : [J. Britton], [1816]
Physical Description:
1 sheet (2 pages) ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2929 .W37 1816+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
At head of title: "Mr. William Shakespeare." "His true effigy."
"This print will be engraved in mezzotinto by William Ward, from a painting by Thomas Phillips, Esq. R.A. after a cast made from the original bust by George Bullock."--Page 1.
Signed, page 2: J. Britton, 10, Tavistock Place, London, January 31, 1816.
Subject Terms:
Britton, J. -- Publisher.
Bullock, George, 1782 or 1783-1818.
Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Portraits.
Ward, William, 1766-1826. From the monumental bust, at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mr. William Shakspeare, "His true effigies."
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses.
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