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Hand coloured theatrical portrait plate with engraving of 'Mr N.T.Hicks as Richard 1st or the Lion King as he appeared in the play 'The King's Ransom'. The engraving shows Richard 1st stamping on a prostrate lion with dagger aloft in right hand. Published January 15 1844. This would have been sold to theatregoers as a theatrical souvenir.
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