John Tallis, Comedies, Illustration #18

Miss Cooper as Helena

Caption: ‘HEL: O, I am out of breath in this fond chase! The more my prayer, the lesser is my grace.’ MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Act 2, Sc 3.

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Illustrator: Unknown

Original Illustration Size: 240 x 144mm / 9″16 x 5″20

Illustration Number: 18/21

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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