Miss Glyn as Cleopatra

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Caption: ‘_______ I’ll none now:
Give me mine angle; we’ll to the river there,
My music playing far off, I will betray
Tawney-finned fishes; my bended hook shall pierce
Their slimy jaws; and as I draw them up
I’ll think them every one an Antony
And say “Ah, Ah, you’re caught.”‘ ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Act 2, Sc. 5

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Illustrator: Engraved by Hollis from a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington

Original Illustration Size: 225 x 151mm / 8″26 x 5″30

Illustration Number: 25/26

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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