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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Frontispiece for the Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare, Printed Complete, with Dr. Samuel Johnson's Preface and Notes

Date:
1807
Medium:
Etching on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (Irregular): 7 5/16 x 4 1/2in. (18.6 x 11.4cm) and Plate: 6 1/2 x 3 3/4in. (16.5 x 9.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: above image, at center "THE | Dramatick | WORKS | of | William Shakespeare, | PRINTED COMPLETE, | WITH DR. | Samuel Johnson's | PREFACE and NOTES, | To which is prefixed | the | LIFE OF THE AUTHOR. | Vol. III"; below image, at center" Munroe & Francis' Edition." and below "Boston: | PRINTED By MUNROE & FRANCIS. | 1807. | Second Edition."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.256
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:56524
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