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    • [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...
    • [A scene from King Henry IV, pt. 2 or Merry wives] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act 2. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Drawing was sold by John Anderson Jr. as the work of J.M.W. Turner which it obviously is not. Edward Croft-Murray of the British Museum identified it as the work of Wright. The drawing is, however, dissimilar...
    • [A scene from King Henry IV, pt. 2] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act II. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Doll Tearsheet, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Artist identification taken from bookseller and penciled note on verso. Colors are mostly browns and golds with some blue/green highlights and bits of red. Item isn't signed. – Artist: In style, in the shape of faces and in the formation of...
    • [Ariel on a bat's back] Louis Rhead.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.; Ariel (Fictitious character : Shakespeare), depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Illustration was designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. 'Wrapper insert' and '3 color process' noted in pencil on verso, however it was reproduced in black and white as a full page illustration....
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [Harry St. Maur as Mercutio] M. Stretch, Augt. 1876.

    • Saint Maur, Harry, depicted.;Saint Maur, Harry – Performances, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Mercutio, depicted.; Mercutio (Fictitious character),...
    • Artist: Stretch was a figure and humorous artist who did illustrations for magazines. – History: FSL has several works by Stretch similar to this portrait. Some of these we know to have been engraved, due to listings in Harv. This particular...
    • [Henry VIII, act II, sc. 3] I. Stephanoff, 1824.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Bullen, depicted.;Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536 – In literature,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – An antechamber in the Queen's apartments, a portrait of Henry VIII on center of back wall. Anne Bullen is standing, center in a gold dress, looking to right towards the Lord Chamberlain. Seated to left is an older...
    • [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...
    • [Illustration and initial letters for King Lear in Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare] [Louis Rhead].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Regan,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Illustrations were designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. Cardboard mount has "King Lear" written in the top center. The illustrations are of Lear on his throne, with Regan and Goneril nearby; the...
    • [Illustration and initial letters for Macbeth in Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare] [Louis Rhead].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Lady Macbeth, depicted.;Gruoch, Queen, consort of Macbeth, King of Scotland – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Illustrations were designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. Cardboard mount has "Macbeth" written in the top center. The illustrations depict: Lady Macbeth with the dagger; and Macduff holding...
    • [Illustration and initial letters for Othello in Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare] [Louis Rhead].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Desdemona, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cassio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Illustrations were designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. Cardboard mount has "Othello, the Moor of Venice" written in the top center. The illustrations depict Desdemona praying; Cassio; and Iago. The three initials depict a man...
    • [Illustration to Coriolanus, act II, sc. 1] I.B. Cipriani in. et de.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Coriolanus. Act 2. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Volumnia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Coriolanus, depicted.;Coriolanus, Cnaeus Marcius – In...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: The signature does not match the known signature of Cipriani and may have been added or the design may have been copied by another hand from the engraving of the design. The drawing lacks the detail of the...
    • [Illustrations to As you like it] Hu. Thomson.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Identification from signature and bookseller. Thomson was a noted watercolor artist and illustrator. He illustrated the works of Austen, Burney and J. M. Barrie, among others, and contributed illustrations to...
    • [Illustrations to Merry wives of Windsor] Hu. Thomson.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – History: Drawings were designed as illustrations to a gift book edition of Merry wives of Windsor which was published by William Heineman in 1910. The volume was printed with 40 illustrations which were reproduced as...
    • [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...
    • [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 –...
    • 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...
    • [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...

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