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[Edmund Kean as Richard III]
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Title
[Edmund Kean as Richard III]
Material
Print, 1 page of a scrapbook : Black/White
Period
19th century
18th century
Measurements
34.0 x 21.0 cm.
Description
Notes about J. Rogers: Possibly John Rogers. 19th-century English engraver; engraved portraits for Oxbery's The New English Drama and Chambers' Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen.
Top image is Edmund Kean as Richard III, captioned in MS: "A weak invention of the enemy." (King Richard III. Act v. Sc. 3, in altered version by Colley Cibber). Lower image (in color) is captioned, "'Perdition catch thine arm' thou lily livered tailor." (Possibly a reference to a character in Taming of the Shrew or Midsummer Night's Dream.).
Repository
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania: Furness, P/Ke150.5 M, Medium Box
ID Number
(FURNESSTHEATER)furness_pke150_5_m
Play
King Richard III
Related Agent
Kean, Edmund, 1787 - 1833, act.
Rogers, J., egr.
Shakespeare, William, 1564 - 1616, aut., King Richard III.
Actor/Character
Kean, Edmund (Richard III)
Legacy Bibliography Number
269769
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
furness_pke150_5_m.jp2
SSID
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