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    • [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 – Cassius,...
    • 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 - small rectangle series] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors. Act 4. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 3. Scene 2,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items except for those bound in ART Vol. d98 have been removed from their former mats or backings. ART Vol. d98 no.1, 4, 5, 10, 17, 18 have brown ink labels and a brown ink signature on the verso...
    • Famous characters from Shakespeare, comedies

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Beatrice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio,...
    • Date range based on style of drawing. – Artist: Several of the images in this watercolor are taken from engravings by Stothard but they are more crudely drawn than the engravings and in general this drawing lacks the control and technique one would...
    • [Rough drawings (small) for scenes from Shakespeare] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew....
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Three of the items have Wright's initials penciled in the bottom right corner on the surface of the drawing and two of these three also have a pencil note identifying the subject, bottom center. Items vary...
    • [Rough drawings (large) for scenes from Shakespeare] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Ferdinand (Tempest), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Miranda, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution taken from bookseller and initials on one item. – History: The rough drawing of Antony and Cleopatra is similar in design to a finished watercolor by Wright which is much smaller in size...
    • [Scenes from The tempest] A.S. Boyd.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Gonzalo, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Alonso, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Prospero,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Depicts a production at His Majesty's, opened Sept. 14, 1904 (see Who's Who in the Theatre). – Penned notes indicate which actors portrayed which characters: Gonzala, Mr. J. Fisher White ; Alonzo, Mr. S. A. Cookson ;...
    • Illustrations to Taming of the shrew, Merry wives of Windsor and As you like it [John Thurston].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 2. Scene 7, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Orlando, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Duke Frederick, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Artist: Though labeled as the work of Stothard, drawings match illustrations which were engraved as the work of John Thurston, another prolific book illustrator working during the same time period. – History: Drawings were engraved as illustrations...
    • [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...
    • [Illustrations to Twelfth night and Merry wives] E.F. Burney.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor. Act 2. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Alice Ford, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Date range is based on style of drawings. – Artist: E.F. Burney was the nephew of Charles Burney, the musicologist, and cousin to Fanny Burney whose portrait he painted. He was a book illustrator of the late 18th century who contributed to Bell's...
    • [As you like it, act V, sc. 4] / [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 5. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Audrey, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Touchstone, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Artist: Drawing bears some similarities to Stothard's style though it does not exhibit his skill of draughtsmanship and was probably executed by one of his followers. The first initial of the pencil notes giving the artist's name on the mat and...
    • [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 of...
    • [All's well that ends well, set of engravings illustrating an edition of Shakespeare]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Parolles, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Prints are illustrations to Cassell's Illustrated Shakespeare, the edition edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke. – Publication information derived from the Cowden Clarkes' edition of Shakespeare, publication dates...
    • [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...
    • [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 to...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - small vignettes] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Timon of Athens, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VI. Part 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items (except ART Vol. d98 items) have been removed from their former backings, which were labeled with the title of the play, act and scene division and the quotation being illustrated, written...
    • 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. –...

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