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Title:

Wm. Shakespear at the Age of 40

Date:
1773
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on laid paper laid down on wove paper
Dimensions:
Image: 5 x 3in. (12.7 x 7.6cm) and Sheet: 6 x 3 1/2in. (15.2 x 8.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, bottom right: "K" and on back, top left "31 1"; engraved inscriptions: below image, at right "Engrav'd by Hall 1773" and below image, at center "Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. July 6, 1773, by J Bell in the Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.357
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:56625
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