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Shakespeare - First Part of King Henry the Sixth - Act II, Scene IV
Shakespeare - First Part of King Henry the Sixth - Act II, Scene IV
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Line And Stipple Engraving With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
64.8 x 46.8 cm (image); 69 x 51.1 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.20024
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A scene from Shakespeare - a sleeping old man, dressed in the finest of garments is disturbed in his dungeon-like setting - note little oil lamp - vaulted ceiling - cross - huge chain links - by an ardent young nobleman bearing important news - as he throws open the heavy iron studded door we see he is in the company of an anonymous stone faced male. (Jim Hahn 01/17/95)

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