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    • 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 been...
    • [Two women and a man in Elizabethan dress]

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    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attributions of the labels have been rejected due to the work's dissimilarity to other items in the FSL attributed to Wright. Labeling was possibly done by the seller. The item is somewhat similar in style to...
    • [Comedy and tragedy] [John Wright].

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    • History: Wright was known to have done numerous designs for literary annuals of the 19th century. These drawings may have been among them. – Provenance: Drawings were purchased as part of a collection of Shakespearean illustrations, mostly...
    • 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 1898....
    • William Shakespeare ; Charles and Mary Lamb [Louis Rhead].

    • Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834, depicted.;Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, depicted.
    • For a microfilm copy of the Folger's entire collection of Rhead original illustrations for Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, see reel 1 of Film Fo. 2659. – Provenance: ART Box R469 items were purchased by the Folgers from Arthur H. Clark Co. of...
    • Frances Loeb / Eddowes Bros.

    • Loeb, Frances, depicted.
    • Title derived from penned note below photo on Folger copy. – Date range based on style of dress worn by sitter in photograph. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator...
    • [Virginia Madigan as Juliet, in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet] / Pach Bros.

    • Madigan, Virginia – Performances, depicted.;Madigan, Virginia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Juliet, depicted.; Juliet (Fictitious character), depicted.;Actors...
    • Autograph and inscription in ink on Folger copy, with quotation from Romeo and Juliet, identifying photograph. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
    • [Julia Marlowe as Cordelia in Shakespeare's King Lear] / Eddowes Bros.

    • Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950 – Performances, depicted.;Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.; Cordelia (Legendary character),...
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
    • [Three heads, on a self portrait] [Arthur Rackham].

    • Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, depicted.; Witches, depicted.
    • On blue machine-wove paper which has been split from the back of an illustration board by the Conservation lab. Erased from the center of the paper is a pencil notation which referred to the subject of the watercolor from which this sheet was...
    • [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....
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - group scenes (tableaux)] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All but one or two of the drawings were glued to a backing, which has since been removed (with the exception of the items bound in ART Vol. d98, some of which are still matted). Most of these backings bore a...
    • 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 incomplete...
    • [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. –...
    • [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 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 that...
    • 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...

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