John Hayter RA (1800 – 1895) was an English portrait painter.
Benjamin Phelps Gibbon was a Welsh line-engraver.
Signed, titled, dated, and proofed by the editor in the plate. Painted by J. Hayter. RA. Engraved by B. Gibbon. Timon of Athens. Act 5. Sc.1 London. Pubd. by Hurst, Robinson & Co. 6, Pall Mall, & R. Jennings, 2, Poultry. 1826.
Materials and Techniques: Engraving and etching on chine collé laid on wove paper.
Dimensions: Image 10" x 7 2/8''. Sheet 17 5/8"" x 11 7/8".
Condition: Upper left corner of the wove paper is broken.
Publication: Initially as an engraving from the unidentified edition of Shakespeare by Hurst, Robinson & Co.
Reference: COLLECTION NAME: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection. 27128
Part of: Later incorporated in the Shakespeare Portfolio.
"This Portfolio was formed out of several series of engravings executed for, or collected by the late Joshua Walmesley, Esq., who intended to publish an edition of Shakespeare extensively illustrated, but did not live to carry out his enterprise".
Reference: A Bibliographical Account of the Works of Shakespeare, including every known edition, translation, and commentary. By H. G. Bohn. Printed off separately from his enlarged edition of the Bibliographer's Manual [of W. T. Lowndes] with some additions... p.2310.
Museum: The British Museum. 1868,0822.5697.