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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 Brutus,...
    • 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 – Cleopatra,...
    • 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 – Characters –...
    • 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. –...
    • The assassination of Richard II, [act v.sc.v]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard II. Act V. Scene 5, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Richard II, depicted.;Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 – In literature, depicted.
    • Act & scene division written in ink beneath engraving. – Engraved for Russell's History of England [Pub. 1777]. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for...
    • Lydia Kelly as Rosalind [in As you like it] [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Kelly, Lydia, b. 1795 – Performances, depicted.;Kelly, Lydia, b. 1795, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Rosalind, depicted.; Rosalind (Fictitious character :...
    • 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 from the sale of Toedteberg's...
    • [H. Beerbohm Tree as] Hamlet [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917 – Performances, depicted.;Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Hamlet...
    • 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 from the sale of Toedteberg's...
    • G.F. Cooke as Richard III [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Cooke, George Frederick, 1756-1812 – Performances, depicted.;Cooke, George Frederick, 1756-1812, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Richard III,...
    • 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 from the sale of Toedteberg's...
    • J.B. Booth as Sir Edward Mortemar [sic] [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852 – Performances, depicted.;Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852, depicted.;Colman, George, 1762-1836. Iron chest, depicted.;Colman, George, 1732-1794 – Characters – Sir Edward Mortimer, depicted.; Mortimer, Edward, Sir...
    • 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 from the sale of Toedteberg's...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The duel between Viola and Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth night (act III, sc.4) [Henry William...

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Viola, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Fabian, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters...
    • Artist: Artist attribution is derived from original bookseller. The bookseller dated the work circa 1790 and so probably did not see the signature. – History: An engraving portraying the same scene was designed by Bunbury and engraved by C. Knight...
    • [The tempest] [Richard Westall].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.
    • Artist: Attribution is taken from pencil note on Folger copy and bookseller. Work is similar in style to other watercolors attributed to Westall. – Drawing is, at present mounted solidly to artist's board which is labeled in pencil, lower right:...
    • 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 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Sweet Anne Page George Cruikshank.

    • 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 – Abraham Slender, depicted.; Page, Anne (Fictitious...
    • Artist: FSL has a letter from Cruikshank to J. Hogg, offering to show a picture from Merry Wives of Windsor [call number Y.c. 686 (4)] Cruikshank drew several subjects from Merry Wives which were used as illustrations to Brough's Life of Falstaff....
    • [Robert Bensley as Prospero in The tempest] R. Dighton. del.

    • Bensley, Robert, 1742-1817 – Performances, depicted.;Bensley, Robert, 1742-1817, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Prospero, depicted.; Prospero (Fictitious character),...
    • Artist: Identification taken from signature and work's similarity to other drawings by Dighton. As well as being a portrait painter and caricaturist, Dighton was connected with the theater as an actor, a singer, a scene painter and a dramatist. –...
    • Mr. Kean as Richard

    • Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 – Performances, depicted.;Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Richard III, depicted.;Richard III, King of...
    • Artist: Initials in the corner refer to George Cruikshank who was more likely the artist of the print from which this watercolor was copied. – Full figure portrait, to left, facing front, sword at side in left hand, right hand across breast. Title...

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