Mr. Macready as Richard II

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Caption: ‘I have been studying how I may compare this
prison where I live unto the world.’ Richard II. Act 5, Sc 5.

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Illustrator: Unknown

Original Illustration Size: 157 x 117mm / 6″6 x 4″20

Illustration Number: 6/22

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 [1850].

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