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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:

Merry Wives of Windsor

Part Of:

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image (uneven): 3 x 3in. (7.6 x 7.6cm) and Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 11 1/4 x 7 3/4in. (28.6 x 19.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Printed inscriptions: below image, at left "Painted by R.Smirke, R.A."; below image, at left "Engraved by Chas. Heath."; below image, at center "Merry Wives of Windsor. | Act 3. Sc. 1."; and below "London,| Pub. by Hurst, Robinson & Co, 6, Pall Mall,| & R. Jennings, 2, Poultry, | 1827."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3612
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:29665
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