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Title: Anne Page, Slender and Shallow (Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 1, Scene 1)
Series/Portfolio: The American edition of Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare
Peter Simon (British, London ca. 1764–1813 Paris)
After Robert Smirke (British, Wigton, Cumberland 1752/53–1845 London)
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 1792; reissued 1852
Medium: Etching and engraving
Plate: 25 3/8 × 18 1/16 in. (64.5 × 45.8 cm)
Sheet: 27 7/8 × 21 7/8 in. (70.8 × 55.5 cm)
Credit Line: Gertrude and Thomas Jefferson Mumford Collection, Gift of Dorothy Quick Mayer, 1942
Accession Number: 42.119.539
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