John Tallis, Comedies, Illustration #10

Mr E. L. Davenport as Benedick

Caption: ‘One woman is fair; yet I am well: another is wise: yet I am well: another virtuous: yet I am well: but till all graces be in one woman, woman shall not come in my grace.’ MUCH ADO ADO ABOUT NOTHING Act 2, Sc 3.

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Original Illustration Size: 236 x 150mm / 9″8 x 5″30

Illustration Number: 10/21

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 / Comedies.

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

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