Mr. Creswick as Coriolanus

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Caption: ‘COR: _______ Boy! False hound!
If you have writ your annals true, tis there
That, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I
Flutter’d your Volces in Corioli:
Alone I did it. _______ Boy!’ CORIOLANUS Act 5, Sc. 5′

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Illustrator: Engraved by W. Bittlestone from a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington

Original Illustration Size: 236 x 160mm / 9″8 x 6″8

Illustration Number: 21/26

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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