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    • [Drawings for or after engravings designed by J.M. Wright] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice. Act 3. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello. Act 5. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution is drawn from the booksellers and the works' similarities to engravings designed by Wright. ART Box W951 no.3-5, though similar in design to an engraving after Wright, are also similar to...
    • [Shakespeare's King Henry VIII, the petition] John Gilbert A.R.A.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII. Act 5. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Henry VIII, depicted.;Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 – In literature, depicted.
    • This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title from bookseller. Folger copy is signed at left. – Artist: Artist attribution is taken from the...
    • Mr. Brook [sic] as Hamlet / [Issac Robert Cruikshank, probable artist].

    • Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866 – Performances, depicted.;Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Actors – 19th century,...
    • Artist: Signature varies from examples in Nahum and Nagler however there are many variants in Cruikshank's signature and this, having been executed with a brush, may differ from etched or inked signatures. Cruikshank executed numerous theatrical...
    • A pretty time to come home / [George Cruikshank].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Artist attribution from provenance information. – History: According to the auction catalog from which this item was purchased, the work was published in 1827 as a separate print. 1827 was also the year in which Cruikshank published his...
    • Mr. Brook [sic] as Iago / [Issac Robert Cruikshank, probable artist].

    • Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866 – Performances, depicted.;Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Iago, depicted.; Actors – 19th century,...
    • Artist: Signature varies from existing examples of Cruikshank's monogram found in Nahum 'Mongograms of Victorian...artists' and Nagler 'Die Monogramisten', however, there seem to be many variants in Cruikshank's signature and since a brush was...
    • [Scene from King John - act III, sc. 1] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King John. Act 3. Scene 1, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: FSL has a large number of items attributed to Wright in its collection. This is the only Wright item which was executed in pastel crayons. The initials in the bottom right corner may indicate that the artist...
    • Illustrations to Taming of the shrew, Merry wives of Windsor and As you like it [John Thurston].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 2. Scene 7, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Orlando, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Duke Frederick, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Artist: Though labeled as the work of Stothard, drawings match illustrations which were engraved as the work of John Thurston, another prolific book illustrator working during the same time period. – History: Drawings were engraved as illustrations...
    • [The characters of three Shakespeare Comedies] [John W. Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night, depicted.
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist attribution taken from bookseller. Items are labeled on verso of backing with 'J.W. Wright' and the title of the play. The play titles are incorrect. Other pencil notations on verso have been erased....
    • [Edmund Keane as King Lear] [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 – Performances, depicted.;Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.; Lear, King (Legendary character),...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – All the works by Toedteberg that Folger owns are theatrical portraits copied after rare prints. They are either contained in volumes which were grangerized by Toedteberg or are individual items which were purchased...
    • Edwin Booth as Shylock [Victor Moblard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Shylock, depicted.;Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893, depicted.;Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 – Performances, depicted.; Shylock (Fictitious character),...
    • This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title from label below portrait. Vignette, bust portrait to right, wearing a cap and a beard. Unsigned. –...
    • As you like it [Jaques meditating on the wounded stag, act II, sc. 1] [Stephanoff].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 2. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Jaques, depicted.; Jaques (Fictitious character : Shakespeare), depicted.
    • Artist: The name Stephanoff belonged to a family of artists active in England in the late 18th and first half of the 19th century, working with narrative and figure subjects. Artist identification is taken from label on mount board which does not...
    • Petruchio throws the meat about the floor A. Rackham, 1899 & 1909.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 4. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Petruchio (Taming of the shrew), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Katherine, depicted.; Petruchio...
    • History: The drawing, originally executed in 1899, has been modified by the artist's hand for a later 1909 edition of Lamb's Tales. Changes can be seen in the clothing and the right leg of Petruchio and in the correction of the date where '99' has...
    • [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...
    • Lament for Imogen A. Rackham.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Imogen, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Guiderius, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Arviragus,...
    • Artist: Drawing was executed early in Rackham's career as an illustrator and reflects the influence of illustrator Hugh Thomson. – History: Executed as an illustration to Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare published by J.M. Dent, originally as a black...
    • De Schouburgh van binnen op't Tooneel aen te sien

    • Amsterdamse Schouwburg, depicted.; Theaters – Netherlands – Amsterdam, depicted.; Amsterdam (Netherlands) – Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Engraving after a work by Salomon Savery. – For artist's name and date, see The Oxford companion to the...
    • [Heroines of Shakespeare] [John W. Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Title derived from published work. – All items are labeled as to character and play on the verso of the drawings (some labeled in pencil and some in ink). Drawings were originally matted, though mats have been removed, three segments of the mats...
    • [Scenes from All's well and Taming of the shrew] [John William Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Parolles, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist attribution taken from bookseller (see below). Items are labeled as to play, act and scene, on verso. The drawing for All's well has pencil sketches on verso as well. None of the items are signed. –...

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