John Tallis, Comedies, Illustration #5

Mrs. Winstanley as Mrs. Quickly.

Caption: ‘Lord, Lord! your worship’s a wanton! Well, heaven forgive you, and all of us, I pray!’ MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Act 2, Sc.2.

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Illustrator: Engraved by Hollis from a Daguerreotype by Mayall

Original Illustration Size: 238 x 160mm / 9″10 x 6″8

Illustration Number: 5/21

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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