John Tallis, Comedies, Illustration #6

Mr. Hackett as Falstaff

Caption: ‘Who Comes here? my doe?’ MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Act 5, Sc. 5

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Illustrator: Engraved by Hollis from a Daguerreotype by Mayall

Original Illustration Size: 233 x 150mm / 9″4 x 5″30

Illustration Number: 6/21

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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