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In Character: Shakespeare's 'Henry IV'

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

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Charles Kemble as Falstaff in 'Henry IV'
by Richard James Lane, printed by Jérémie Graf, published by Colnaghi and Puckle
published May 1840
NPG D22325

'King Henry IVth the last scene'
by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
published 29 November 1788
NPG D12391

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