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Title: Mr. Ira Aldridge as Aaron
Authors: Paine of Islington, photographer
Keywords: Paine of Islington--Photographer;Aldridge, Ira--Actor;Shakespearean actors and actresses;Prints;Images;Shakespearean actors and actresses;Titus Andronicus (Fictitious character);Aaron (Fictitious character);Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Issue Date: 20-Apr-2010
Publisher: Memphis Tenn. : Rhodes College
Abstract: Image shows a man standing over the prone form of a baby. The man is wearing a turban and leopard skin and holds a scimitar. Outside the top of the main image is an adult vulture observing a young vulture sitting in a crown. Both images are surrounded by ivy. Near the bottom of the image, the ivy intertwines a broad sword and a scimitar on each side. The Caption reads, "Mr. Ira Aldridge as Aaron. "'He dies upon my scimetar's sharp point, That touches this my first-born son and heir!' Titus Andronicus. Act 4. Sc 2." Beneath the image proper are the words, "From a Daguerreotype by Paine of Islington. John Tallis & Company. London & New York."
Description: The print was scanned at 1200 dpi for the Tiff.
Appears in Collections:Farnsworth Shakespeare Print Collection Images

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