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Creator:
Print made by Charles Gauthier Playter, died 1809
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:

Henry VI, Part III: Act I, Scene III, A Field of Battle betwixt Sandal Castle . . .

Date:
1793
Medium:
Stipple engraving, etching, and aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 1/2 × 20 1/8 inches (72.4 × 51.1 cm), Plate: 22 3/4 × 16 1/4 inches (57.8 × 41.3 cm), and Image: 19 5/8 × 14 3/4 inches (49.8 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "69"; inscribed on verso in pen, lower left: "Henry VI part 3"

Watermark: [...]

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Jas. Northcote."; lower center: "Publish'd June 24, 1793, by J.&J.Boydell, at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall & N.90, Cheapside. | SHAKSPEARE"; lower right: "Aqua fortis by C.G.Playter."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20023
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | battle | child | Henry VI, part III by William Shakespeare | literary theme | praying
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46682
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