Mr. Phelps as Macbeth

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Caption: ‘I go, and it is don; the bell invites me.
Hear it not Duncan; for it is a knell
That summons thee to heaven or to hell.’ MACBETH. Act 2, Sc. 1.

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Illustrator: From a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington

Original Illustration Size: 238 x 156mm / 9″12 x 6″4

Illustration Number: 8/26

Source Text: The complete works of Shakspere : revised from the original editions / with historical and analytical introductions to each play, also notes explanatory and critical, and a life of the poet by J.O. Halliwell … and other eminent commentators ; elegantly and appropriately illustrated by portraits engraved on steel, from daguerreotypes of the greatest and most intellectual actors of the age ; taken in the embodiment of the varied and life-like characters of our great national poet / Tragedies.

Published: London; New York: Printed and published by John Tallis and company [1850].

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