Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / King Henry the Fifth / ACT II, SCENE II. / Southampton,____The King, Scroop, Combridge, Grey & attendants. / Pubd. [d is superscript] Decr. [r is superscript] 1. 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 H. Fuseli R.A.; numbered, in plate, lower margin, far left: 66; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: K. Hen.____Why, how now, Gentlemen? / What see you in those papers, that you lose / So much complexion?___look ye, how they change! / Their cheeks are paper.___Why, what read you there,; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: That hath so cowarded & chas'd your blood / Our of appearance? / Cam. I do confess my fault; / And do submit me to your highness' mercy.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engraved by Robt. [t is superscript] Thew. / Histl. [l is superscript] Engraver to H.R.H. the P. of Wales.
ARTH 41.03, European Art 1750-1850, Allan Doyle, Winter 2019
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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