Illustration to Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' (act two, scene two) for so-called 'Bell's Shakespeare' ('The dramatic writings of Shakespeare', London: John Bell, 1788, volume 10, page 35); Lady Macbeth and Macbeth struggling over the dagger in his hand, which he refuses to take back into Duncan's chamber in order to frame his chamberlains for the murder he has committed; on oval frame surmounted by crown, dagger, snake and torch; state before title changed. 1784 Etching and engraving
© The Trustees of the British Museum
To license images for charged-for journals and publications, and other commercial uses, please contact British Museum Images.
Contact BM images
The image will be released to you under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. You can read more about the British Museum and Creative Commons here.
If you cannot see an image that you want on the British Museum website, you can order new photography from us.
Order new image