height (sheet): 67.4cm
width (sheet): 49.8cm
height (plate): 61.8cm
width (plate): 45.2cm
R.E. Pine pinx./ Caroline Watson sculp./ Garrick/ Can British gratitude delay,/ To him the glory of his life,/ To him, the first of Poets:- best of Men!/ We ne'er shall look upon his like again!/ To give the festive day/ The song, the statue, the devoted pile!/ Sir Garrick Ode to Shakespeare/ To Mrs. Montague, this plate is most respectfully inscribed./ London Published March 1st 1783 by R.E. Pine Albemarle street
Purchased from Grosvenor Prints in 2012.