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    • Much ado about nothing, act 3, scene 1, Mrs. Abington in Beatrice Ramberg delt.

    • Abington, Mrs (Frances Barton), 1737-1815, depicted.;Abington, Mrs (Frances Barton), 1737-1815 – Performances, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Burnim lists a variant of this print engraved by C. Sherwin, published Feb. 17, 1785 (see Burnim, K.A....
    • De Schouburgh van binnen op't Tooneel aen te sien

    • Amsterdamse Schouwburg, depicted.; Theaters – Netherlands – Amsterdam, depicted.; Amsterdam (Netherlands) – Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Engraving after a work by Salomon Savery. – For artist's name and date, see The Oxford companion to the...
    • 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 revival of Richard II at His Majesty's Theatre] [Paul Thiriat].

    • Asche, Oscar, 1871-1936 – Performances, depicted.;Asche, Oscar, 1871-1936, depicted.;Haviland, William, 1857-1917, depicted.;Haviland, William, 1857-1917 – Performances, depicted.;Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917 – Performances,...
    • Artist: Unable to find Thiriat listed in art reference sources. He is, however, given a cross reference in BMC as the illustrator of P. Acker's Le Soldat Bernard, 1909. – History: Drawing was published on the title page of the Sept. 12, 1903...
    • Mr. J.H. Barnes as Macbeth M. Stretch, Novr. 1, 1882.

    • Barnes, J. H. (John Henry), 1850-1925 – Performances, depicted.;Barnes, J. H. (John Henry), 1850-1925, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Macbeth, depicted.;Macbeth,...
    • Title derived from pencil note in upper right corner of drawing. – Artist: Stretch was a figure and humorous artist who did illustrations for magazines. – Full figure, standing to front, looking left, sword in right hand, shield in left. Title...
    • Miss Bateman as "Lady Macbeth"

    • Bateman, Kate Josephine, 1843-1917, depicted.;Bateman, Kate Josephine, 1843-1917 – Performances, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Lady Macbeth, depicted.;Gruoch,...
    • Illustration to the Saturday Programme chromo supplement. Printmaker, publication information and date are derived from a full copy of the supplement found in Folger Scrapbook D.12.1.
    • The tempest, act 1 Paul Thiriat.

    • Bond, Acton, 1861-1941 – Performances, depicted.;Bond, Acton, 1861-1941, depicted.;Firmin, Dorothy, b. 1888 – Performances, depicted.;Firmin, Dorothy, b. 1888, depicted.;Norman, Thyrza, b. 1884 – Performances, depicted.;Norman, Thyrza, b....
    • Title from inked note in upper left corner of margin. Pencil in bottom margin: 'Sphere, Tues ...' and '4 1/4 x 5 3/4'. Drawn on illustration board. Signed. – History: Drawing was probably reproduced in an issue of The sphere for 1903 sometime...
    • [The tempest, act III, scene 2, as performed at his Majesty's Theatre] Michael, 1901.

    • Brough, Lionel, 1836-1900 – Performances, depicted.;Brough, Lionel, 1836-1900, depicted.;Calvert, Louis, 1859-1923 – Performances, depicted.;Calvert, Louis, 1859-1923, depicted.;Gill, Basil, 1877-1955 – Performances, depicted.;Gill, Basil,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Drawing is signed by artist, and appears to be dated 1901, though this production of the Tempest began Sept. 14, 1904 (see Who's who in the theatre). – For published, printed version see Folger ART Flat a10 no.2...
    • The coffee tree T. Harmer.

    • Coffee plants – 18th century, depicted.
    • Title from penned note above drawing. Folger copy signed T. Harmer and dated 1739. The last number of the date given here may be incorrect as the actual number has been copied over and the ink has run. There are pencil markings on the surface of...
    • Scenes from Cymbeline at the Lyceum [Frederick Pegram].

    • Cooper, Frank Kemble, 1857-1918 – Performances, depicted.;Cooper, Frank Kemble, 1857-1918, depicted.;Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905 – Performances, depicted.;Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905, depicted.;Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928 –...
    • Artist: Pegram was known as a black and white artist and illustrator who was prolific in the work he did for magazine illustrations. He illustrated for most of the major arts and entertainment magazines of his day. – Each item is divided into two...
    • Othello at the Lyric Theatre, 20 Dec. 1902 T. Walter Wilson, R.I.

    • Elliott, Gertrude, d. 1950, depicted.;Elliott, Gertrude, d. 1950 – Performances, depicted.;Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937, depicted.;Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937 – Performances, depicted.;Waring, Herbert, 1857-1932,...
    • Title derived from penned note on back of drawing. – Signed by artist. – For printed version see Folger ART Flat a12 no.6 page 619, The illustrated sporting & dramatic news, December 20, 1902. Caption to this image identifies actors depicted as...
    • Boothroyd Fairclough as Shylock / [Felix Darley].

    • Fairclough, Boothroyd, 1824 or 5-1911 – Performances, depicted.;Fairclough, Boothroyd, 1824 or 5-1911, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice. Act 1. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • History: This depiction of Shylock is identical to one found reproduced as a photogravure in the 'Darley Gallery of Shakespearean Illustration'. In the Gallery, however, Shylock is shown with Antonio and Bassanio (Merchant of Venice Act I, Sc. 3)...
    • [Flowers from Shakespeare's garden] C [device].

    • Flowers – 20th century, depicted.
    • Title derived from the title of a published work reproducing these illustrations and more (40 in total), published by Cassel & Company, Ltd., in 1906 (for a copy of the published work, see Folger ART Vol. e96). – Drawings signed with Walter...
    • [Othello as played at the Lyric Theatre, December, 1902] T. Walter Wilson, R.I.

    • Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937 – Performances, depicted.;Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937, depicted.;Waring, Herbert, 1857-1932 – Performances, depicted.;Waring, Herbert, 1857-1932, depicted.;Elliott, Gertrude, d. 1950 –...
    • Artist: Wilson was a painter and magazine illustrator. He did work for The graphic, Illustrated London news and The sketch and painted landscape and architectural drawings in France, Belgium and Holland. – History: Drawing was printed as an...
    • [Othello, act II, scene 3] Chas. A. Buchel, 1902.

    • Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937 – Performances, depicted.;Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937, depicted.;Waring, Herbert, 1857-1932 – Performances, depicted.;Waring, Herbert, 1857-1932, depicted.;Webster, Benjamin, 1864-1947...
    • Signed and dated by artist. – An illustration for the Sphere, representing Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Othello, Mr. Herbert Waring as Iago and Mr. Ben Webster as Cassio. Performed at the Lyric theatre December 15, 1902. – Penciled on back:...

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