Mr. Macready, In the Character of King Henry 4th. "Then get thee gone, and dig my grave thyself." Shakespeare's King Henry IV. Part IId.
London Pubd. by R. Ackermann. Strand May, 1824. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Lithograph. Image 263 x 213mm. 10½ x 8¼".
William Charles Macready (1793-1873), actor and theatre manager. He made his first appearance in Birmingham as Romeo in 1810 and acted with his father's company in the provinces. He first appeared at Covent Garden in 1816, becoming undisputed head of the theatre after his Richard III in 1819, until his retirement in 1851: a great Shakespearean and romantic actor.
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