George Jones. [facimile.]
C. Graf, Lith to Her Majesty.
Lithograph on india. Sheet 240 x 146mm. 9½ x 5¾".
George Jones (1810-1897), "Count Johannes", was born in England and moved to the United States in 1817. He was a noted Shakespearean actor who made his theatrical debut at the Federal Street Theater in 1828. He is best remembered for a performance of Richard III. He was installed as Knight of the Golden Spur and Count Palatine in March 1847 in Europe.
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