Caption: ‘To me, and to the state of my great grief,
Let kings assemble; for my grief’s so great
That no supporter but the huge firm earth
Can hold it up. Here I and sorrow sit:
Here is my throne; but kings come bow to it.’ KING JOHN. Act 3, Sc 1.
Illustrator: Engraved by George Greatbach from a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington
Original Illustration Size: 125 x 155mm / 4″26 x 6″4
Illustration Number: 3/22
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 / Histories.
Published: London; New York: Printed and published by John Tallis and company .