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

London. A Street: 'Henry IV Part II,' Act II, Scene I

Additional Title(s):

Sir John Falstaff arrested,- at the Suit of Mrs. Quickly!

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life of Sir John Falstaff

Date:
after 1857
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 5 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches (14.9 x 20.6 cm) and Image: 4 3/8 x 6 5/8 inches (11.1 x 16.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Drawn & Etched by George Cruikshank"; lower center: "Sir John Falstaff arrested, _at the suit of Mrs_ Quickly! ~~"; 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:
B1976.1.130
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | arrested | city | guards | Henry IV Part II, Act II, Scene I | Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare | literary theme | men | obese | plays by William Shakespeare | street | surprise | swords | woman
Associated Places:
City of London | England | Europe | Greater London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25373
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