Alfred Chalon

b.1780, d.1860

The Lover of Shakespeare

  • 1840
  • Engraving
  • Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest
  • 240 x 180mm
  • 78/129

This engraving of an illustration by A. E. Chalon appears as 'The Maiiden's Chamber' in 'The Belle of a Season', an extended poem by Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessingham (1789 - 1849), published in 1840 by Longmans of London

It subsequently appeared as 'The Lover of Shakespeare' iin 'The People's Gallery of Engravings', second series, volume III, page 130, published by Peter Jackson, London.

The identity of the engraver is unknown.