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Creator:
Print made by Robert Thew, 1758–1802, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:
First Part of King Henry the sixth: Keep, My Lord ... (Act II, Scene 5)
Date:
1793
Medium:
Stipple engraving, etching, and aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/2 × 18 3/8 inches (64.8 × 46.7 cm) and Image: 22 × 16 inches (55.9 × 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Keep. My lord, your loving nephew now is come. | Mort. Richard Plantagenet, my friend? is he come?"; lower center: "SHAKSPEARE. | Firft Part of | King Henry 6th. | ACT II. SCENE V. | Publifh'd Decr. 24, 1793, by John & Josiah Boydell, at the Shakfpeare Gallery Pall Mall, & No.90 Cheapfide."; lower right: "Plant. Ay, noble uncle, thus ignobly us'd, | Your nephew, late-despised Rochard, comes."; lower right: "Engrav'd by R. Thew. | Hiftl. Engr. to the P. of Wales."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12149
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cell | chains | costume | cross (object) | linen | literary theme | shackles
Associated Places:
Tower of London
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31950
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