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    • [Decorative botanical motif] R.A. Bell.

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    • Title devised by cataloger. – Date based on Bell's own dating of some of his other drawings for The tempest. – This is part of a collection of drawings done for Bell's decorated edition of Shakespeare's Tempest, published by Freemantle & Co. in...
    • First sketches for Windsor Castle [George Cruikshank].

    • Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536, depicted.;Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Windsor Castle, depicted.;Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547, depicted.
    • History: The central sketch is a preliminary design for a plate to 'Windsor Castle' a short historical romance by W. Harrison Ainsworth which was published in serial in Ainsworth's Magazine, 1842-1843. The work was later published separately, in...
    • [The pastry chef] A. Bose [sic] in. et fe.

    • Cooks – 17th century, depicted.;Bakeries – 17th century, depicted.;Baking – 17th century, depicted.;Food – 17th century, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – With four columns of French verse inscribed in plate beneath image. – From the series known as "Les Metiers." – Nicole Villa identifies this print as Le traiteur (the caterer). See Le XVIIe sieÌ€cle vu par...
    • Edwin Forrest as Hamlet Gabriel Harrison.

    • Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872 – Performances, depicted.;Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Hamlet (Legendary character),...
    • This unfinished painting uses a Mathew Brady photograph as the "underdrawing" rather than a sketch, with the painted area entirely surrounding the figure of Edwin Forrest. See Harrison's "Edwin Forrest as King Lear" (Folger ART Box H319 no.2) for a...
    • [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,...
    • 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...
    • [A scene from All's well that ends well] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 1. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Countess of...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – History: Although Wright is noted as a prolific book illustrator cataloger unable to locate an engraving or illustration by him which resembles this design. – Items have the play title labeled in pencil...
    • 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 to Shakespeare - small rectangle series] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors. Act 4. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 3. Scene 2,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items except for those bound in ART Vol. d98 have been removed from their former mats or backings. ART Vol. d98 no.1, 4, 5, 10, 17, 18 have brown ink labels and a brown ink signature on the...
    • [Falstaff in four different poses] Geo. Cruikshank.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Preliminary sketch for Brough's Life of Falstaff (published 1857-58). – Most likely the card catalog title for this item was drawn from pencil notes on back of drawing which read: "Falstaff giving his account. King...
    • King Richard killing the Duke D.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VI. Part III. Act 5. Scene 6, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Richard, Duke of Gloucester, depicted.;Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 – In literature,...
    • Title derived from penciled note in lower right corner beneath image. Drawing is initialed in lower right corner. Despite the title note's indications as to subject matter, Darley's finished drawing which was based on this study indicates that the...
    • King Lear and his daughters [John Flaxman].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear. Act 1. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Date range based on assumption that Flaxman is the artist. – This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – On laid paper, J Whatman watermark (not...
    • King Lear & Fool, "King Lear" D.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear. Act 3. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Fool (King Lear), depicted.; Lear, King (Legendary...
    • Title derived from penciled note on verso of drawing. Drawing is initialed in lower right. – History: Drawing is part of a series of designs done for the 'Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration' (published in 1884) which was made up of 30...
    • [Scenes from Macbeth] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Macbeth, depicted.;Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Lady...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – The first two items probably had penciled signatures at the bottom of the drawings however they have been clipped and only the tops of the letters are now visible. The fourth item has a penciled note in...
    • [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...

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