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Creator:
Print made by Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
after Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Published by E & C McLean, active 1823–1830, British
Title:

The Justice

Part Of:

Collective Title: Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man

Collective Title: As You Like It

Date:
1824
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 1/16 x 11 1/4 inches (23 x 28.5 cm) and Image: 7 7/16 x 10 inches (18.9 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "4R"; on back, lower left: "c"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HENRY ALKIN. del et sculp."; lower center: "SHAKSPEARE'S SEVEN AGES. | The Justice. | London. Published by E. & C. Mc. Lean June 20th. 1824."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.95
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII | birds | books | breeches | carpet | casement windows | chair | coats | collars | costume | cravats | dog (animal) | footstool | frames (furnishings) | game (hunted animal) | genre subject | gesture | handkerchief | humor | inkstand | interior | jackets | justice | literary theme | neckties | papers | parody | pheasants | pointing | satire | secretary (public officer) | sporting art | staffs (walking sticks) | table | tailcoat | trousers | waistcoat
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25338
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