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Title: Falstaff in the Buck Basket (Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 3, Scene 3)
Series/Portfolio: The American edition of Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare
Peter Simon (British, London ca. 1764–1813 Paris)
After Matthew William Peters (British, Freshwater, Isle of Wight 1742–1814 Brasted, Kent)
Originally published by John & Josiah Boydell (British, 1786–1804)
Reissued by Shearjashub Spooner (American, Brandon, Vermont 1809–1859 Plainfield, New Jersey)
William Shakespeare (British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon)
Date: first published 1793; reissued 1852
Medium: Stipple engraving
Dimensions: Plate: 26 × 17 1/2 in. (66 × 44.5 cm)
Credit Line: Gertrude and Thomas Jefferson Mumford Collection, Gift of Dorothy Quick Mayer, 1942
Accession Number: 42.119.529
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