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    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - large vignettes] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Marcus Brutus, depicted.;Brutus, Marcus Junius, 85?-42 B.C. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cassius,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All drawings have been removed from any former backings or mats (some play title information was derived from notes on these supports before they were removed). Some of these backings had labels including...
    • King Richard II at His Majesty's Theatre Ralph Cleaver.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard II, depicted.;Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917, depicted.;Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917 – Performances, depicted.;Brayton, Lily, 1876-1953, depicted.;Brayton, Lily, 1876-1953 –...
    • Actors' names and roles are written by their depictions. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – For printed version see ART Flat a14 no.1, p. 293,...
    • Cymbeline at the Lyceum Theatre Ralph Cleaver.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline, depicted.;Tyars, Frank, 1848-1918, depicted.;Tyars, Frank, 1848-1918 – Performances, depicted.;Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905, depicted.;Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905 – Performances, depicted.;Terry,...
    • Actors' names and roles are written by their depictions. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
    • [Scenes from The tempest] A.S. Boyd.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Gonzalo, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Alonso, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Prospero,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Depicts a production at His Majesty's, opened Sept. 14, 1904 (see Who's Who in the Theatre). – Penned notes indicate which actors portrayed which characters: Gonzala, Mr. J. Fisher White ; Alonzo, Mr. S. A. Cookson ;...
    • The Merchant of Venice, Garrick Theatre Ralph Cleaver.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice, depicted.;Butt, Lawson, 1883-1956 – Performances, depicted.;Butt, Lawson, 1883-1956, depicted.;Clement, Elfrida, depicted.;Clement, Elfrida – Performances, depicted.;Bourchier, Arthur, 1863-1927...
    • Various vignettes from the play, with captions identifying characters and actors: " 'Prince of Morocco,' Mr. Lawson Butt ; Shylock (act I) ; 'Jessica,' Miss Elfrida Clement ; 'Shylock,' Mr. Bourchier ; 'Portia,' Miss Violet Vanbrugh ; 'Antonio,'...
    • [The tempest, act III, scene 2, as performed at his Majesty's Theatre] Michael, 1901.

    • Brough, Lionel, 1836-1900 – Performances, depicted.;Brough, Lionel, 1836-1900, depicted.;Calvert, Louis, 1859-1923 – Performances, depicted.;Calvert, Louis, 1859-1923, depicted.;Gill, Basil, 1877-1955 – Performances, depicted.;Gill, Basil,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Drawing is signed by artist, and appears to be dated 1901, though this production of the Tempest began Sept. 14, 1904 (see Who's who in the theatre). – For published, printed version see Folger ART Flat a10 no.2 page...
    • [All's well that ends well, set of engravings illustrating an edition of Shakespeare]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Parolles, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Prints are illustrations to Cassell's Illustrated Shakespeare, the edition edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke. – Publication information derived from the Cowden Clarkes' edition of Shakespeare, publication dates...
    • Famous characters from Shakespeare, comedies

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Beatrice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio,...
    • Date range based on style of drawing. – Artist: Several of the images in this watercolor are taken from engravings by Stothard but they are more crudely drawn than the engravings and in general this drawing lacks the control and technique one would...
    • "Much ado about nothing", Imperial Theatre / Ralph Cleaver.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Tearle, Conway, 1878-1938 – Performances, depicted.;Tearle, Conway, 1878-1938, depicted.;Clark, E. Holman (Ernest Holman), 1864-1925 – Performances, depicted.;Clark,...
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title derived from pencil note on back of drawing. – Captions identify actors and the characters they...
    • The winters tale at His Majesty's Balliol Salmon, '06.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Winter's tale. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.;Harding, Lyn, depicted.;Harding, Lyn – Performances, depicted.;Tree, Viola, 1884-1938, depicted.;Tree, Viola,...
    • Signed and dated by artist. – Title derived from penciled note above image. – Beneath image each character is identified along with the actor who played that role, in pencil: "Camillo -- Mr. Lynn Harding ; Perdita -- Miss Viola Tree ; Hermione --...
    • [As you like it, act V, sc. 4] / [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 5. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Audrey, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Touchstone, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Artist: Drawing bears some similarities to Stothard's style though it does not exhibit his skill of draughtsmanship and was probably executed by one of his followers. The first initial of the pencil notes giving the artist's name on the mat and...
    • [Rough drawings (large) for scenes from Shakespeare] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Ferdinand (Tempest), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Miranda, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution taken from bookseller and initials on one item. – History: The rough drawing of Antony and Cleopatra is similar in design to a finished watercolor by Wright which is much smaller in size...
    • [Rough drawings (small) for scenes from Shakespeare] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew....
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Three of the items have Wright's initials penciled in the bottom right corner on the surface of the drawing and two of these three also have a pencil note identifying the subject, bottom center. Items vary...

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