Antique Print-THOMAS LEGGE-PLAYWRIGHT-PORTRAIT-Jones-Harding-1790

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‘THOMAS LEGGE LLD. MASTER OF GONVILE (..).’

– Original antique print showing a portrait of Thomas Legge (1535 – 1607), an English playwright, prominently known for his play Richardus Tertius, which is considered to be the first history play written in England.

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Description

Original antique print showing a portrait of Thomas Legge (1535 – 1607), an English playwright, prominently known for his play Richardus Tertius, which is considered to be the first history play written in England.

Made by John Jones after Sylvester Harding.

Medium: Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 13.5 x 19.8 cm (5.31 x 7.8 inch). Image size: 9 x 17.2 cm. (3.54 x 6.77 inch).

Condition: fair, given age. Paper browned and foxing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

THOMAS LEGGE-PLAYWRIGHT-PORTRAIT | PCO-C46-20

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Published in Britain dated 1790.

Biography engraver: John Jones (c.1755-1797) was a British printmaker and publisher.

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Additional information

Dimensions 19 × 13 × 1 cm

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