Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / Winter's Tale. / ACT V, SCENE III. / Publish'd June 4, 1793 by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL, at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall & No. [o is superscript] 90, Cheapside.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far left: Painted by Wm. [m is superscript] Hamilton R.A.; numbered, in plate, lower margin, far left: 38; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: Leo. What fine chisel Could ever yet cut breath? / Let no man mock me. For I will kiss her. / Paul. Good my lord, forbear:; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: The ruddiness upon her lip is wet; / You'll mar it, if you kiss it; stain your own / With oily painting: Shall I draw the curtain?; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engrav'd by Robt. [t is superscript] Thew. / Histl. [l is superscript] Engraver to the Prince of Wales.
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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