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upper center in plate: BARDOLPH.; lower center in plate: My Lord, do you see those meteors? do you behold / these exhalations? / Henry the IV Act the II Scene the 9 / Publishd May 20, 1775 by J. MORTIMER, Norfolk Street STRAND; in Mortimer's hand, lower right in pen and brown ink: No. 170 JM

Provenance

(R. E. Lewis, CA, 15 March 1991); Donald Vogler, Portland, OR; gift to NGA, 2017.

Bibliography
1988
Sunderland, John. "John Hamilton Mortimer: His Life and Works," Walpole Society 52 (1988): no. 96.5
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