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

London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap: 'Henry IV Part II,' Act II, Scene IV

Additional Title(s):

Sir John Falstaff driving Pistol from his presence - Henry 4th- part 2nd- Scene 4th

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 7/16 x 8 1/8 inches (16.4 x 20.7 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: "Sir John Falstaff driving Pistol from his presence __ Henry 4th part 2nd_ Scene 4th__"; lower right: "Pub.d by Messrs Longman & Co Paternoster Row~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.129
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anger | chasing | fighting | Henry IV Part II, Act II, Scene IV | Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare | illustration | literary theme | men | obese | plays by William Shakespeare | swords | women
Associated People:
Sir John Falstaff
Pistol (character in Henry V)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25372
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