BardolphMy Lord do you see these meteors? do you behold these exhalations? Henry the IV Act the II Scene the 9.
Publshed May 20th, 1775 by J.Mortimer, Norfolk Street, Strand. [Watermarked 1821.]
Etching, very large margins. 400 x 325mm, 15¾ x 12¾".
Bardolph, one of the companions of the young Prince Hal, alongside Falstaff, Poins and Peto. This group is the comic relief in a grim slice of English history. From the first set of "Six Characters from Shakespeare", here as re-issued by Thomas Palser after Mortimer's death.
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