John Tallis, Histories, Illustration #2

Mr. Henry Betty as Faulconbridge

Caption: ‘Madam, I would not wish a better father.’ KING JOHN. Act 1, Sc 1.

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

Original Illustration Size: 150 x 112mm / 5″28 x 4″12

Illustration Number: 2/22

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 / Histories.

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

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