Edwin Forrest in the role of Richard III
Collection of studio portraits of entertainers, actors and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid-1800s.Actor b. March 9, 1806, Pennsylvania d. 1872Photograph of a drawingHandwritten on mount: Forrest as Richard. A horse! a horse! My kingdom for a horse! Richard IIIHandwritten on verso of image: Tilbury & RogersPH Coll 75.252.
Mounted on cardboard: silver gelatin, b&w : 2.5 x 4 in.
Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003