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Title:

The Plays of William Shakspeare. Volume the First.

Date:
1813
Medium:
Line engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 x 2 1/2in. (12.7 x 6.4cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, bottom left: "[?7i +] 26"; engraved inscriptions: above image at left "Fairman scr"; above image at right "Vallance sc"; above image at center "The | Plays | of | William Shakspeare | Volume the First"; below image at right "Kearny sc."; below image at center "The Poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling." and below "Published by Charles Williams | Boston & | Eastburn, Kirk & Co. | New York | 1813."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.228
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:56496
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