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    • [Shakespeare's King Henry VIII, the petition] John Gilbert A.R.A.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII. Act 5. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Henry VIII, depicted.;Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 – In literature, depicted.
    • This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title from bookseller. Folger copy is signed at left. – Artist: Artist attribution is taken from the...
    • 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....
    • [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...
    • [Illustration to Coriolanus, act II, sc. 1] I.B. Cipriani in. et de.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Coriolanus. Act 2. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Volumnia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Coriolanus, depicted.;Coriolanus, Cnaeus Marcius – In...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: The signature does not match the known signature of Cipriani and may have been added or the design may have been copied by another hand from the engraving of the design. The drawing lacks the detail of the...
    • [Portrait of a woman] / [A.B.].

    • Halkett, Anne, Lady, 1622-1699, depicted.
    • Half length portrait, to right, looking front, wearing a hood tied under chin. Initialed in ink, bottom right, "A.B./Delin./Anno/1706." – History: Unable to find similar rendering in FSL sources for portraits. – Provenance: The volume in which...
    • [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...
    • [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....
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • Timon of Athens, act IV, scene III, Timon, Alcibiades, Phrynia & Timandra [William Westall].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Timon of Athens. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Timon, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Phrynia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616...
    • Title derived from penned note on mat. – Artist: Bookseller attributed drawing to Richard Westall, the older brother of William. The picture, however, concentrates on the landscape of the scene and minimalizes the figures. If it is by a Westall...
    • 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...
    • Shakspere's house, New Place, chapel, & grammar school / Sam. Ireland delt.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Homes and haunts, depicted.; New Place (Stratford-upon-Avon, England), depicted.; Historic buildings – England – Stratford-upon-Avon, depicted.; Stratford-upon-Avon (England) – Buildings, structures, etc.,...
    • Plate to Samuel Ireland, Picturesque views on the upper, or Warwickshire Avon, 1795. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
    • [Lear with Cordelia dead in his arms] Louis Rhead.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.; Lear, King (Legendary character),...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Illustration was designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. – This drawing is claimed by the bookseller to have been called in reviews 'the best drawing Louis Rhead has ever made'. On the verso is...

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