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Midsummer Night's Dream: Act IV, scene 1
from the Shakespeare Gallery series, published by John and Josiah Boydell, London

stipple engraving and engraving
44.3 × 59.8 cm (image) 48.1 × 60.4 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
printed in ink in below image l.l.: Painted by Henry Fuseli R.A.
printed in ink below image l.r.: Engraved by Thos. (s in superscript above . ) Ryder & Thos. (s in superscript above . ) Ryder Junr. (r in superscript above .)
printed in ink below image l.c.: SHAKSPEARE. / Midsummer-Night’s Dream. / ACT IV. SCENE I. / Oberon, Queen of the Fairies, Puck, Bottom, and Fairies attending, &c. / Pub. Decr. (r in superscript above . ) 1. 1803, by J. & J. BOYDELL at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall; & at No. (o in superscript above . ) 90, Cheapside, London.
printed in ink below image l.c.l. and l.c.r.: (script of the Queen and Oberon)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International