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    • Illustrations of Shakespeare's Julius Ceasar [Frank Howard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Antony, depicted.;Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Marcus...
    • 13 designs for 9 etchings. Items are attached to paper, beneath the designs the resulting or corresponding etching is also attached. Typed labels with act, scene and quotation are attached to most, apparently by the bookseller. Items are numbered...
    • Illustrations of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra [Frank Howard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Antony, depicted.;Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • 21 designs for 13 etchings. Items are attached to paper, beneath some of the designs the resulting etching is also attached. Labels with act, scene and quotation are attached to most, apparently by the bookseller. Items are numbered but unsigned....
    • Illustrations of Shakespeare's Midsummer night's dream [Frank Howard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Titania, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Bottom, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • 22 designs for 16 etchings. Items are attached to paper, beneath some of the designs the resulting etching is also attached. Labels with act, scene and quotation are attached to most, apparently by the bookseller. Items are numbered but unsigned....
    • [Hamlet, act V, scene 1] / J.G. ; Dalziel Bros.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet. Act 5. Scene 1, depicted.
    • Act and scene division derived from Neilson-Hill edition of Shakespeare, 1942. – Original artist: Sir John Gilbert. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for...
    • [Hamlet, act III, scene 1 : king & Polonius] / J.G. ; Dalziel Bros.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet. Act III. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Polonius, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Claudius, King of Denmark, depicted.; Polonius...
    • Act and scene division derived from Neilson-Hill edition of Shakespeare, 1942. – Original artist: Sir John Gilbert. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for...
    • Twelfth night [act III, scene 4] / JG ; Dalziel Bros.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.
    • Act and scene division derived from Neilson-Hill edition of Shakespeare, 1942. – Original artist: Sir John Gilbert. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for...
    • Shakespeare / W. Harvey ; A. Dick.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, depicted.
    • After Chandos portrait. – Plate to ed. of Works, pub. Harper & Bros., 1837. – See Shakespeare Collection. Listed in Harvard Cat., vol. 4, p. 36, no.70. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or...
    • Macbeth and the murderers

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Macbeth, depicted.;Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent. – In literature, depicted.
    • Artist: According to Mrs. Folger's file and case list information the drawing was sold to the Folgers as being the work of George Cattermole. Due to a lack of identifiable style or signature, and to the confusion with provenance (see below), work...
    • Tragedy and Comedy / [Robert Smirke].

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    • Artist: Artist attribution from pencil note on verso. Washes are similar to other works by Smirke. – History: Drawings were presumably designed as book illustrations, possibly as frontispieces to an edition of Shakespeare but they have not yet...
    • Olivia's garden, a scene from Twelfth night / [George Cruikshank, likely artist].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Maria (Twelfth night), depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Artist: Artist attribution from signature and bookseller. The subject, however is not listed in any of the catalogs of Cruikshank's works (Reid, Cohn, and Widener). – Provenance: Item was purchased by the Folgers from Maggs Bros. May 28, 1925....
    • Malvolio H.H.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 2. Scene 5, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio, depicted.; Malvolio (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Artist's full name and identification is derived from provenance information. Herkomer was a popular late Victorian artist who executed several noteworthy portraits and numerous subject paintings. He was elected RA in 1890 and served as...
    • Merry wives of Windsor, act I, sc. 1 A.B. Clay.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor. Act 1. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Page, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Host (Merry wives of Windsor),...
    • Artist: Cataloger has been unable to find examples of Clay's work with which to compare these items, nor has found examples of his signature. Attribution is taken on faith from the bookseller and the signature. The date on the item indicates that...
    • [Scenes from Hamlet and All's well] Coke Smyth.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Countess of Rossillion, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King of France (All's well...
    • Artist: Coke Smyth is listed as exhibiting at the RA from 1842 to 1855. No Shakespearean subjects are noted. Christopher Wood notes him as a painter of figurative subjects who exhibited at BI, RA and SS. His full name was John Richard Coke Smyth...
    • [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...
    • Ingoldsby legends. Merchant of Venice/"'Old Clo'!" / AR.

    • Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. Ingoldsby legends, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Shylock, depicted.; Shylock (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Drawing was executed early in Rackham's career as an illustrator and is not representative of his best and later work. – History: Design was done as an illustration to Thomas Ingoldsby's Ingoldsby legends, published London, by Dent in...
    • Falstaff wooing Mistress Ford, Merry wives of Windsor, act III, sc. 3

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor. Act 3. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Alice Ford, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Artist: Drawing was sold to the Folgers as the work of John Masey Wright, however there is no indication in style or evidence in signature or label that this attribution is correct. – Item is glued to a board which bears label giving play, scene...
    • [Sweet Anne Page] J. Bouvier.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Page, depicted.; Page, Anne (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: It is difficult to distinguish between Joseph Bouvier (active 1839-1888, according to ULAN) and Augustus Jules Bouvier, who both used the signature J. Bouvier. Both were painters who exhibited at the Royal Academy and are frequently found...

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