John Tallis, Doubtful Plays, Illustration #1

Mr. Ira Aldridge as Aaron

Caption: ‘He dies upon my scimitars sharp point,
That touches this my first-born son and heir!’

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Illustrator: From a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington

Original Illustration Size: 153 x 110mm / 6″10 x 4″12

Illustration Number: 1/1

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 / Doubtful Plays.

Published: London; New York: Printed and published by John Tallis and company [1850].

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