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Sam West as Richard II


A charcoal drawing by Elizabeth Whitney showing Samuel West as Richard II, in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon in 2000. The drawing illustrates the lines from Act 3 Scene 2 'For within the hollow crown/that sounds the mortal temples of a king/Keeps death his court'.

  • Measurements

  • Width

    425 mm (frame)
    260 mm (unframed)

  • Height

    540 mm (frame)
    375 mm (unframed)

  • Location

    Shakespeare Centre - Reading Room

  • Credit line

    Copyright of the Artist