The Play-house Habit of King Richard the 3.d.Habit de Theatre du Roi Richard III.
Hand coloured engraving. Sheet size: 270 x 200mm (10¾ x 8"). Fine original colour. Trimmed inside platemark. Very slight staining bottom left.
William Shakespeare's Richard III, in full costume, directed to the left, with his right hand on his hip, holding up a scroll with his left hand. Plate 223 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
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