Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / First Part of / King Henry the Sixth / ACT II, SCENE III. / The Countess of Auvergne's Castle.—Countess, Porter, Talbot, & c. / Publish'd June 4 1796, 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 John Opie R.A.; numbered, in plate, lower margin, far left: 67; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: Tal. That will I show you presently. / [He winds a horn. Drums heard; then a peal of ordnance. / The gates being forced; enter Soldiers. / How say you, Madam? are you now persuaded, / That Talbot is but shadow of himself?; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: These are his substance, sinews, arms, & strength, / With which he yoketh your rebellious necks; / Razeth your cities, and subverts your towns, / And in a moment makes them desolate.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engraved by Robt. [t is superscript] Thew. / Historical Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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