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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...
    • A.A. Addams as Hamlet [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Addams, Augustus A., d. 1851 – Performances, depicted.;Addams, Augustus A., d. 1851, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Hamlet (Legendary character),...
    • Title from pencil note on verso of Folger copy. Full figure portrait, standing to front, looking left, cloak over left arm which is held across chest. Inlaid to larger sheet, unsigned. – All the works by Toedteberg that Folger owns are theatrical...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [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 Abraham...
    • 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 – Performances,...
    • 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...
    • [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...
    • 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...
    • Stephen Kemble as Sir John Falstaff

    • Kemble, Stephen, 1758-1822 – Performances, depicted.;Kemble, Stephen, 1758-1822, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious...
    • Artist: Items are grouped together due to similarity in execution and subject matter though they may have been done by different artists. The two separate items housed in the ART Box collection were purchased, erroneously, as the work of J.M.W....
    • 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...
    • Ruyne I.H.W.

    • Life cycle – 16th century, depicted.;Columns – 16th century, depicted.;Death – 16th century, depicted.;Ruins – 16th century, depicted.;Time, depicted.
    • One in a set of engravings representing the ages of man through the six orders of a classical column. – Hollstein attributes engravings in this set to Jeronimus Wierix, Alvin attributes it to Jeronimus' brother, Jan Wierix. Signature "I.H.W." on...
    • Masquerade J.M.W.

    • Masquerades – 18th century, depicted.;Masquerades – 19th century, depicted.
    • Title derived from pencil note in lower left corner. "J.M.W." is also in pencil in the same hand, lower right corner. – History: Wright was known to have done numerous designs for literary annuals of the 19th century which were known to illustrate...
    • [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...
    • Haunts of Shakespeare P.B.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Homes and haunts, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Birthplace, depicted.;Hathaway, Anne, 1556?-1623 – Homes and haunts, depicted.;Shakespeare, Mary, d. 1608 – Homes and haunts, depicted.;...
    • Date range based on style of drawings and on artist's dates of activity. – 3 sets of 8 drawings each of houses, public buildings, etc., connected with the life of Shakespeare. Title taken from labels on portfolios from which items have been...
    • All's well [Louis Rhead].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.
    • Title derived from pencil note above image. – Illustration was designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. – For a microfilm copy of the Folger's entire collection of Rhead original illustrations for Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare,...

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