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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Mr. Wilson Barrett as Mercutio M. Stretch, April 1881.

    • Barrett, Wilson, 1848-1904 – Performances, depicted.;Barrett, Wilson, 1848-1904, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Mercutio, depicted.; Mercutio (Fictitious...
    • Title derived from note in blue pencil, lower right corner of drawing. – Artist: Stretch was a figure and humorous artist who worked for magazines. – Full figure, to left, standing, left hand on hilt of sword, right hand raised almost to face....
    • [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...
    • 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. –...
    • 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...
    • Edwin Booth's birthplace [sic] at Belair, Maryland / [AB].

    • Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 – Homes and haunts, depicted.; Bel Air (Harford County, Md.) – Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
    • Artist: Unable to identify initials. Name of artist is not given in William Winter's Life and art of Edwin Booth in which two sketches by AB are reproduced. Examinations of manuscripts to William Winter from people with initials AB yielded no clues...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Mr. Brook [sic] as Hamlet / [Issac Robert Cruikshank, probable artist].

    • Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866 – Performances, depicted.;Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Actors – 19th...
    • Artist: Signature varies from examples in Nahum and Nagler however there are many variants in Cruikshank's signature and this, having been executed with a brush, may differ from etched or inked signatures. Cruikshank executed numerous theatrical...
    • Mr. Brook [sic] as Iago / [Issac Robert Cruikshank, probable artist].

    • Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866 – Performances, depicted.;Brooke, Gustavus Vaughan, 1818-1866, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Iago, depicted.; Actors – 19th...
    • Artist: Signature varies from existing examples of Cruikshank's monogram found in Nahum 'Mongograms of Victorian...artists' and Nagler 'Die Monogramisten', however, there seem to be many variants in Cruikshank's signature and since a brush was...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [G.F. Cooke as Richard III] [John Thomas Barber Beaumont].

    • 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,...
    • Artist: Portrait matches an engraving of Cooke by A. Chardon, after a miniature by J.T. Barber, 1805 (Barber later added Beaumont to his name). Item is either after or by Barber Beaumont, a British miniaturist who exhibited R.A. 1794-1806. The...
    • 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...
    • John Fawcett as Whimsiculo in Thomas Dibdin's The cabinet Kelly.

    • Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841. Cabinet, depicted.;Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841 – Characters – Whimsiculo, depicted.;Fawcett, Mr. (John), 1768-1837 – Performances, depicted.;Fawcett, Mr. (John), 1768-1837, depicted.; Whimsiculo (Fictitious...
    • Artist: Unable to identify 'Kelly' as a specific artist in reference sources. – Full figure port., standing to left, looking front, whip in right hand, left hand on hip, holding hat. In pencil, bottom center 'Fawsett [sic.] as Grumio/Taming of...
    • 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)...
    • Mr. Forbes-Robertson as Romeo M. Stretch, April 1881.

    • Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937 – Performances, depicted.;Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Romeo,...
    • Artist: Stretch was a figure and humorous artist who worked for magazines. – Full figure, standing to left, looking left, left hand on shaft of sword, right hand on hilt of sword. Title taken from blue pencil writing on back of drawing. Signed M...
    • [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...

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