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PLAYS OF SHAKSPEARE,
EXHIBITED IN A
SERIES OF OUTLINE PLATES
THE STORY OF EACH PLAY.
DRAWN AND ENGRAVED
BY FRANK HOWARD.
QUOTATIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS.
ACADEMY); J. G. AND F. RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-
1. The three Witches. 2. Macbeth, Banquo, and the Witches. 3. Duncan, Malcolm, Donalbain, Lenox, and Attendants.—Enter Mac
beth, Banquo, Rosse, and Angus. 4. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. 5. Lady Macbeth receiving Duncan, &c. at the Castle-gate. 6. Macbeth about to murder Duncan.
7. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, after the murder of Duncan. 8. Macbeth and Lenox accusing the Grooms of the murder of Duncan. 9. Malcolm and Donalbain flying from the Castle. 10. Macbeth proclaimed King. 11. The murder of Banquo. 12. The Banquet.— The ghost of Banquo rises, and sits in Macbeth's
place. 13. The Witches' cave.--Hecate and three other Witches, Macbeth. 14. The murder of Lady Macduff and children. 15. Malcolm entreating the assistance of Edward the Confessor. 16. Lady Macbeth walking in her sleep. 17. Malcolm ordering the army to conceal their numbers by the branches
of trees. The wood of Birnam. 18. Macbeth informed of the death of the Queen. 19. A Messenger announcing the movement of Birnam Wood. 20. Macduff kills Macbeth.—Young Siward is lying dead, having been
killed by Macbeth.-Malcolm is hailed king.
1. Lear divides his kingdom between Goneril and Regan, fancying
that Cordelia had fallen short of her sisters in her love for him.
-Kent in vain interposes. 2. Edmund persuading Gloster that Edgar intended to murder him. 3. Kent, disguised as a servant, correcting the insolence of the Steward
of Goneril. 4. Lear leaves Goneril, who complained of his conduct.Enter Albany. 5. Edmund persuading Edgar to fly from his father's anger. 6. Kent in the stocks. 7. Lear cursing his daughters. 8. Lear in the storm.-Edgar disguised as a madman.—Gloster with a
torch comes to seek Lear. 9. Gloster having assisted Lear to join Cordelia, who had landed at
Dover, is punished by Cornwall, who plucks out his eyes. 10. Gloster having had both eyes torn out, is committed by the servant
to Edgar's charge. 11. Goneril, Edmund, and Steward. 12. Cordelia receiving the account of her father's state. 13. Lear, mad, fantastically dressed up with flowers.-Enter a Gentle
man, with attendants. 14. The Steward intending to kill Gloster, is killed by Edgar. 15. Lear and Cordelia. 16. Regan takes Edmund as her husband, Lear and Cordelia having
been defeated and made prisoners. 17. The death of Edmund.-Edgar, having found a letter on the Steward
from Goneril, directing Edmund to murder her husband and take his place, gives the letter to Albany, and meets his brother to prove his treason.—They fight, Edmund falls.-Regan is seen
dying in the tent, poisoned by Goneril. 18. Lear killing the officer who had charge from Edmund to hang
Cordelia. 19. Lear and Cordelia dead.—Regan and Goneril both lying dead.
Edmund also lies dead.