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Creator:
James Faed Sr., 1821–1911, British
after John Faed, 1820–1902, British
Title:

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Date:
1857
Medium:
Stipple engraving laid on paper and mounted on stretcher
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 x 31 1/2in. (68.6 x 80cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on plate, below, left: "PAINTED BY JOHN FAED R.S.A."; on plate, below, right: "ENGRAVED BY JAMES FAED."; on plate, below, center: "JANY 1ST 1857. PUBLISHED BY JAMES KEITH, EDINBURGH.___JAMES MC CLURE & SON, GLASGOW___LLOYD BROTHERS, LONDON."; below: "SHAKESPEARE AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES."; below: "NEW YORK. PUBLISHED BY WILLIAMS, STEVENS, WILLIAMS, & CO."; below (beneath actual print, on stretcher): "Printed by T. Brooker."

Verso, sticker which reads: "J.F. MORROW" / "Manufacturer of all kinds of" / "PICTURE FRAMES" / "Dealer in OIL PAINTINGS" / "301 Fulton Street" / "BROOKLYN, N.Y."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.135
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25378
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