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In Character: Shakespeare's 'Richard III'

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

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Sir Henry Irving as Richard III
by Harry Furniss
after 1877
NPG D102

John Philip Kemble as Richard III
by John Thornthwaite, published by John Bell, after Gilbert Stuart
published 10 May 1798
NPG D3465

David Garrick as Richard III
by E.J. Portbury, after William Hogarth
mid 19th century (1741)
NPG D8363

George Frederick Cooke as Richard III
by and published by Robert Dighton
published 1 December 1800
NPG D13322

David Garrick as Richard III
by John Dixon
published 1772
NPG D17075

Edmund Kean as Richard III
by and published by Charles Turner, after John James Halls
published 1814
NPG D21261

Edmund Kean as Richard III
by John Rogers, published by George Virtue, after T.O. Steeden
published 1 January 1825
NPG D21264

David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III')
by Charles Grignion, by and after William Hogarth
published 20 June 1746 (1741)
NPG D34378

David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III')
by Charles Grignion, by and after William Hogarth
published 20 June 1746 (1741)
NPG D34381

James Prescott Warde as Richard III
by Bryan Edward Duppa, printed by Maguire & Co, published by William Johnstone White
published 7 October 1833
NPG D37489

Henry Cooper Cliffe as Richard III
by (Alexander) Percy Guttenberg
circa 1904
NPG x6166

Charles John Kean as Gloucester in 'Richard III'
published by John Tallis & Company, after Reid
circa 1839-1846
NPG D3450

Edmund Kean as Gloster [Gloucester] in Richard III
by and published by J. Prynn
circa 1814-1833
NPG D3452

Claire Bloom as Lady Anne in 'Richard III'
by P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd
February 1955
NPG x184245

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