FalstaffThere's a merry hear good master Silence. / I'll give you a health for that anon. Second part Henry IV Act V Scene 4th.
Publshed March 15th, 1776 by J.Mortimer, Norfolk Street, Strand. [Watermarked 1821.]
Etching, with very large margins. 400 x 325mm, 15¾ x 12¾".
Falstaff, one of the companions of the young Prince Hal, alongside Bardolph, Poins and Peto. This group is the comic relief in a grim slice of English history. From the second set of "Six Characters from Shakespeare", here as re-issued by Thomas Palser after Mortimer's death.
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