Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / Second Part of / King Henry the Fourth. / ACT IV, SCENE IV. / The Palace at Westminster.___King Henry & the Prince of Wales / Published April 23, 1798, by J. & J. BOYDELL, at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall; & No [o is superscript] 90, Cheapside.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far left: Painted by Josiah Boydell.; number, in plate, lower margin, far left: 65; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: P. Hen. O, pardon me, my liege! but for my tears / [keeling. / The moist impediments unto my speech, / I had fore-stall'd this dear and deep rebuke, / Ere you with grief had spoke, and I had heard; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: The course of it so far: There is your crown; / And He that wears the crown immortally, / Long guard it yours!; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engraved by Robt. [t is superscript] Thew. / Histl. [l is superscript] Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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