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Cymbeline, Act I, Scene II
  • Thomas Burke, artist
    1749–1815
    born: Dublin, Ireland ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
    William Hamilton
    1751–1801
    born: Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Cymbeline, Act I, Scene II, 1795
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 445 x 597 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 1/2 x 23 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1711
Description

A man and woman, both wearing crowns, are parting a curtain to enter from a balcony to find a woman in a white dress holding the hand of a young man.The young man has a large feather in his cap and is standing near a staircase to the left of the image. There is a guard near the curtain in the shadows.