John Tallis, Histories, Illustration #9

Mr. H. Marston as Hotspur and Mr. F. Robinson as Prince Henry

Caption: ‘HOT: O Harry, thou hast robbed me of my youth!
I better brook the loss of brittle life
Than those proud titles thou hast won of me:
They wound my thoughts worse than thy sword my flesh’
KING HENRY IV. PART 1, Act 5, Sc 4.

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Illustrator: From a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington

Original Illustration Size: 113 x 157mm / 4″14 x 6″6

Illustration Number: 9/22

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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