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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] [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...
    • [A scene from Love's labour's lost - act IV, sc. 3] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.; Cupid (Roman deity), depicted.
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Both items are labeled with the play title in pencil in the lower right corner of the backing to which they have been glued. The first item is initialed 'JMW. in pencil in the lower right corner of the...
    • [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....
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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 - group scenes - unfinished] J.M. Wright.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Bullen, depicted.;Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Drawings formerly glued to backings (since removed) which had the play title written in pencil in the bottom right corner. Six of the drawings have, as well, the title written in pencil on the bottom edge...
    • [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 - loosely executed (horizontal)] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 1. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act 2. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V. Act 4. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – History: This set of watercolors appears to have been done as a series or part of a series. Items are similarly mounted and labeled which seems to verify this assumption. Unfortunately the items were not...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - loosely executed (vertical)] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 3. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 1. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Titus Andronicus. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Provenance: Items were formerly part of ART Inventory 289 (no.26, 36, 41, 90, 91), a collection of 122 Shakespearean watercolors most of which are attributed to Wright. For provenance information see...

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