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In Character: Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'

Portraits of actors and actresses portraying characters from Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'.

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Ellen Terry as Imogen in 'Cymbeline'
by Window & Grove
1896, published 1906
NPG Ax131321

Ellen Terry as Imogen in 'Cymbeline'
by Window & Grove
1896, published 1906
NPG Ax131322

Charles Farley as Cloten in 'Cymbeline'
by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
published 1821
NPG D38673

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