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J.P. Kemble in the rôle of Richard III awakening from his nightmare, in a tent with armed guards in the background. Stipple engraving by F. Bartolozzi, 1789, after W. Hamilton.

  • Hamilton, William, 1751-1801
Date
[1790]
Reference
3065470i
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Description

Shakespeare, Richard III, act 5, scene 3. On the eve of the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, Richard wakes from a nightmare in which a succession of ghosts have told him "Despair and die!"

Publication/Creation

[London] : [W. Hamilton], [1790]

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving, with etching ; image 55.1 x 40.1 cm

Lettering

W. Hamilton R.A. pinxit. ; F. Bartolozzi sculpsit. 1789.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3065470i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • impression trimmed of some lettering
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