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  • Engraved by William Blake, after Henry Fuseli
    Made in London
  • Image: 8.125 x 4.75 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.208
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

The apothecary scene from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in which Romeo, believing Juliet is dead, visits an alchemist to buy poison to kill himself.

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Romeo. Come hither Man- I see, that thou art poor./ Hold, there's forty ducats:-

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