Richard Tarleton one of the first Actors in Shakespears Plays.
Woodcut engraving. Plate 122 x 83mm. 4¾ x 3¼".
Richard Tarlton (1539-1588) was an English actor, the most famous clown of his era. Dressed here in his clown's rustic apparel, with pipe and tabor. He was Queen Elizabeth's favourite clown.
Harvard Volume IV. p.131: 1.
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