John Tallis, Comedies, Illustration #4

Caption: ‘What have I scap’d love-letters in the holiday time of my beauty and am I now a subject for them? Let me see.’ MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Act 2, Sc.1.

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Illustrator: Engraved by T. Sherratt from a Daguerrotype by Mayall

Original Illustration Size: 228 x 152mm / 9″0 x 6″0

Illustration Number: 4/21

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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