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    • Illustrations of Shakespeare's Julius Ceasar [Frank Howard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Antony, depicted.;Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Marcus...
    • 13 designs for 9 etchings. Items are attached to paper, beneath the designs the resulting or corresponding etching is also attached. Typed labels with act, scene and quotation are attached to most, apparently by the bookseller. Items are numbered...
    • Illustrations of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra [Frank Howard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Antony, depicted.;Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • 21 designs for 13 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....
    • 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 –...
    • 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....
    • [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...
    • Olivia's garden, a scene from Twelfth night / [George Cruikshank, likely artist].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Maria (Twelfth night), depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Artist: Artist attribution from signature and bookseller. The subject, however is not listed in any of the catalogs of Cruikshank's works (Reid, Cohn, and Widener). – Provenance: Item was purchased by the Folgers from Maggs Bros. May 28, 1925....
    • [The tempest] [Richard Westall].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.
    • Artist: Attribution is taken from pencil note on Folger copy and bookseller. Work is similar in style to other watercolors attributed to Westall. – Drawing is, at present mounted solidly to artist's board which is labeled in pencil, lower right:...
    • Merry wives of Windsor, act I, sc. 1 A.B. Clay.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor. Act 1. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Page, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Host (Merry wives of Windsor),...
    • Artist: Cataloger has been unable to find examples of Clay's work with which to compare these items, nor has found examples of his signature. Attribution is taken on faith from the bookseller and the signature. The date on the item indicates that...
    • Lament for Imogen A. Rackham.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Imogen, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Guiderius, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Artist: Drawing was executed early in Rackham's career as an illustrator and reflects the influence of illustrator Hugh Thomson. – History: Executed as an illustration to Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare published by J.M. Dent, originally as a black...
    • [Sweet Anne Page] J. Bouvier.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Page, depicted.; Page, Anne (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: It is difficult to distinguish between Joseph Bouvier (active 1839-1888, according to ULAN) and Augustus Jules Bouvier, who both used the signature J. Bouvier. Both were painters who exhibited at the Royal Academy and are frequently found...
    • 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...
    • [Scenes from All's well and Taming of the shrew] [John William 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 – Characters – Parolles,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist attribution taken from bookseller (see below). Items are labeled as to play, act and scene, on verso. The drawing for All's well has pencil sketches on verso as well. None of the items are signed....
    • [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...
    • [Scenes from Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet. Act 5. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Horatio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Artist attribution is taken from the bookseller. Items were previously cataloged, mistakenly, as the work of Thomas Stothard. – History: The scene from Hamlet is illustrated by Wright, in much...
    • [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 –...
    • 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...
    • [Scenes from The tempest and Midsummer night's dream] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Miranda, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Identification is taken from ink labels on the former backings. – Items have been removed from backings which had brown ink labels beneath them, written in a neat italic script, underneath at the...

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