To Sir Charles Hotham, bart., Lieutt. Genl. of his Majesty's Forces and night of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, this plate of Mr. Kemble in the character of King Richard the Third is dedicated by his most obliged and most humble servant Willm. Ham

Published/Created:
London
Publish'd March 1 1790 by Willm. Hamilton RA ... & Jos. Barney
[1 March 1790]
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving ; sheet 615 x 427 mm.
Notes:
Title from caption below image.
Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate line resulting in loss of imprint statement. Imprint supplied from British Museum online catalogue.
Dramatis Personae; 25 April 1997; Acquisitions no.: 997-4-25-2.
Abstract:
"Portrait in character as Richard III on the eve of the Battle of Bosworth, full-length sitting on the end of a bed, left leg raised, leaning back and clutching the coverlet, right hand thrown out to right, across his chest and looking in terror to left, wearing doublet and hose, armour on the ground in the right foreground, military tents and two guards seen in the background to left; after Hamilton"--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Mr. Kemble in the character of King Richard the third
Associated Names:
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815 [Printmaker]
Barney, Joseph, 1751-1829 [Publisher]
Hamilton, William, 1751-1801 [Artist]
Topics:
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings -- England -- 1790
Portrait prints -- England -- 1790
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Portraits K31 no. 1++
Orbis Record:
11078507
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr29624
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10996964
PID:
digcoll:552575