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Creator:
Print made by Robert Thew, 1758–1802, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:

King Henry VI, Part I: Act II, Scene V, A Room in the Tower (The Death of Mortimer)

Former Title(s):

Henry VI, Part I: Act II, Scene v, A Room in the Tower

Date:
1792
Medium:
Stipple engraving, etching, and aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29 3/8 × 20 1/16 inches (74.6 × 51 cm), Plate: 25 1/2 × 18 5/16 inches (64.7 × 46.5 cm), and Image: 22 1/8 × 16 1/16 inches (56.2 × 40.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "60"; inscribed on verso, lower left: "Henry VI part I"

Watermark: [...]

Lettered, below image, lower left: "Painted by J. Northcote."; below image, lower right: "Aqua fortis by R. Thew."; below image, center: "Published Jany. 21. 1792, by J. & J. Boydell, at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall. & No. 90 Cheapside. | SHAKSPEARE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20020
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chains | cross (object) | Henry VI, part I by William Shakespeare | lantern | scroll (information artifact) | 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:46680
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