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Creator:
James Heath, 1757–1834, British
after Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Published by James Heath, 1757–1834, British
and G & J Robinson, active 1788–1811, British
Title:

"Hubert, let me not be bound!"

Additional Title(s):

A Room in the Castle: 'King John', Act IV, Scene I

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life and Death of King John

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching, line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 13/16 x 12 15/16 inches (42.7 x 32.8 cm), Plate: 13 7/16 x 10 3/8 inches (34.2 x 26.3 cm), and Image: 7 11/16 x 5 7/8 inches (19.6 x 15 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "P117"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by T. Stethard R.A."; lower center: "Engraved by J. Heath, Historical Engraver to his Majesty and A.R.A. | KING JOHN | Act 4 Scene 1. | Hubert, let me not be bound! | Nay, hear me, Hubert, drive these men away, | And I will sit as quiet as a lamb; | I will not stir, &c. | London Published Septr 1802, by Jas Heath, 15 Russell Place, Fitzroy Square and G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.148
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
begging | chains | chair | child | executioners | fire | irons | King John, Act IV, Scene I | literary theme | men | plays by William Shakespeare | sadness | sword | The Life and Death of King John, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Hubert (character in King John)
Arthur, Duke of Brittaine, nephew of King John (character in King John)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25391
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