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In Character: Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'

Portraits of actors and actresses portraying characters from Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.

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Sir Henry Irving as Shylock in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Edward Lyddell Sawyer, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
published after 1901 (1879)
NPG Ax137399

Charles Kemble as Shylock in 'Merchant of Venice'
by Richard James Lane, printed by Jérémie Graf, published by Colnaghi and Puckle, after Alfred Edward Chalon
published May 1840
NPG D22327

Arthur Bourchier as Shylock in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Alexander Corbett, for Alfred Ellis & Walery, published by J. Beagles & Co
1905
NPG x1189

Ellen Terry as Portia in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Window & Grove, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
1879; published 1900s
NPG x16989

Mary Ann Povey (Mrs Knight) as Jessica in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, published by Clement Chapple, after Thomas Charles Wageman
published 1820
NPG D8500

Mary Ann Povey (Mrs Knight) as Jessica in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, published by Clement Chapple, after Thomas Charles Wageman
published 1820
NPG D8501

Mary Ann Povey (Mrs Knight) as Jessica in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
published 1820
NPG D38662

Lord Colum Edmund Crichton-Stuart as Salario in 'The Merchant of Venice'
by Robert Faulkner & Co, published by Hudson & Kearns Ltd
20 June 1911, published 1912
NPG Ax135788

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