- Museum number
Object: Merry Wives of Windsor, Act II, Scene I
Series: Shakespeare Gallery (small series)
Mrs Page reading a love-letter from Falstaff in a garden beside a low wall, with Mrs Ford standing next to her, who has arrived to ask her advice on an identical love-letter sent to her, and they decide to take revenge on him; after Peters; scratched-letter state. 1800
Etching and engraving
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Height: 441 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 328 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Dd,6.14 for earlier large engraving by Robert Thew after the painting for Boydell.
Date from published state, J,29.32. For another proof, see 1868,0822.3416.
Boydell's Shakespeare, 1802, Vol. 1, p. 22.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Merry Wives of Windsor (II.i)
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