Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / Tempest. / ACT V. SCENE I. / Ferdinand & Miranda playing at Chess / Publish'd Dec. 1 1795, by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL, at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, & No. [o is superscript] 90 Cheapside, London.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far left: Painted by Fran. Wheatley R.A.; numbered, in plate, lower margin, far left: 8; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: Mira. Sweet lord, you play me false. / Fer. No, my dearest love, / I would not for the world.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: Mir. Yes, for a score of kingdoms, you should wrangle; / And I would call it fair play.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engraved by Caroline Watson.
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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