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Romeo and Juliet, Act I, Scene V
  • Johann Gottlieb Facius, artist
    circa 1750–after 1802
    active: England, United Kingdom
    George Sigmund Facius, artist
    circa 1750–after 1814
    active: England, United Kingdom
    William Miller
  • Romeo and Juliet, Act I, Scene V, 1792
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 445 x 597 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 1/2 x 23 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1716

On the left side of the image, a woman sits and speaks with a man. He is holding one of her hands and is leaning in close to her. Behind her are two men and a woman. A young boy carrying a large candle is on the right side of the image. Dancers playing tambourines are in the background. The scene is set in a grand hall with a high ceiling.