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Mr Charles Kean (1811-68) as King Richard II
22.5 x 18.2 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Hand coloured photograph of actor Charles Kean as King Richard II in the homonymous play by William Shakespeare, Act I, Scene I.
Kean is seated on a throne on a raised platform, facing towards the camera. He wears a blue tunic with gold and white patterning, a red velvet robe lined with ermine and a crown. He holds a sceptre.