CassandraTroilus and Cressida Act IId Scene 4th. Cry Trojans cry. practice your eyes with tears / Troy must not be nor goodly Ilion stand.
Publshed March 15th, 1776 by J.Mortimer, Norfolk Street, Strand. [Watermarked 1821.]
Etching, with very large margins. 400 x 325mm, 15¾ x 12¾".
Cassandra, daughter of the Trojan king Priam, cursed to be a prophetess no one ever believed. From the second set of "Six Characters from Shakespeare", here as re-issued by Thomas Palser after Mortimer's death.
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