John Tallis, Comedies, Illustration #20

Miss Jenny Marston and Mr. F Robinson as Florizel and Perdita

Caption: ‘FLOR: ________ Thou dearest Perdita, with these forced thoughts I pry thee darken notThe mirth of the feast’
WINTER’S TALE Act 4, Sc 3.

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Illustrator: Engraved by Sherratt from a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington

Original Illustration Size: 237 x 160mm / 9″12 x 6″8

Illustration Number: 20/21

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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