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Title:
William Shakspere
Medium:
Line engraving on laid paper laid down on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 3 3/16in. (14 x 8.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, bottom left: "G"; engraved inscriptions: below image, at center "Painted by Taylor or Burbage, which is said to be the only genuine Picture: and Engraved by Cook | by special permission of His Grace the Duke of Chandos in whose Collection the original Picture is."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.244
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:56512
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