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Print, Edmund Kean as Richard III

This is a Print. It was written by William Shakespeare and published by A. Park and subject: Edmund Kean. It is dated 1839 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is hand-colored engraving, embossed foil, fabric on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Hamill & Barker. It is credited Gift of Hamill and Barker.

Its dimensions are

23.2 × 28 cm (9 1/8 in. × 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower center: Pub. Cetr. 21. 1839. by A. PARK. 47. Leonard St. Finsbury. / MR. KEAN AS RICHARD THE 3RD No. 119.

Cite this object as

Print, Edmund Kean as Richard III; Written by William Shakespeare (British, ca. 1564–1616); England; hand-colored engraving, embossed foil, fabric on paper; 23.2 × 28 cm (9 1/8 in. × 11 in.); Gift of Hamill and Barker; 1961-105-19

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