Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / Winter's Tale, / ACT IV. SCENE III. / Publish'd Augt. [t is superscript] 1, 1792 by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall & No. [o superscript] 90 Cheapside London.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far left: Painted by Fras. [s is superscript] Wheatley.; numbered, in plate, lower margin,: 37; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: Per. Sir, welcome! [To Pol. & Cam. / It is my father's will I should take on me / The hostesship o'the day: you're welcome, sir! / Give me those flowers there, Dorcas.—Reverend sirs.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: For you there's rosemary, and rue; these keep / Seeming, and savour, all the winter long: / Grace, and remembrance be to you both, / And welcome to our shearing!; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engrav'd by Jas. [s is superscript] Fittler. / Marine Engr. [r is superscript] to his Majesty.
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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