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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Published by Longman & Co., active 1804–1914, British
Title:

Gloucestershire. Before Shallow's house: 'Henry IV Part II,' Act III, Scene II

Additional Title(s):

Jack Falstaff, when Page to Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, breaking Skogens head, at the Court gate, see Justice Shallow, Henry IVth Part 2nd Scene 2nd

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life of Sir John Falstaff

Date:
after 1857
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 5/16 x 8 9/16 inches (16.1 x 21.8 cm) and Image: 4 7/16 x 6 13/16 inches (11.2 x 17.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn & Etched by George Cruikshank"; lower center: "Jack Falstaff, when Page to Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, breaking Skogans head, at the Court gate, see Justice Shallow, Henry IVth_ Part 2nd Scene 2nd"; lower right: "Published by Messr Longman & Company ~~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.128
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | crowd | dogs (animals) | fighting | gate | Henry IV Part II, Act III, Scene II | Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare | horse (animal) | illustration | injured | literary theme | obese | plays by William Shakespeare | soldiers | spectators | swords
Associated Places:
City of London | England | Europe | Greater London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Sir John Falstaff
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25371
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