John Hamilton Mortimer. "Edgar," 1775.

Pen and ink, oval drawing approximately 11 x 13 inches. The Victoria and Albert Museum.

One of "Twelve Heads" depicting characters from Shakespeare. This is Edgar the son of Gloucester disguised as Tom o' Bedlam in Act III, scene iv of King Lear. Other heads include Ophelia, Lear, Caliban, Richard II, Shylock, and the Poet.