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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....
    • Ingoldsby legends. Merchant of Venice/"'Old Clo'!" / AR.

    • Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845. Ingoldsby legends, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Shylock, depicted.; Shylock (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Drawing was executed early in Rackham's career as an illustrator and is not representative of his best and later work. – History: Design was done as an illustration to Thomas Ingoldsby's Ingoldsby legends, published London, by Dent in...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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 - 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...
    • Famous characters from Shakespeare, tragedies

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet,...
    • Date range based on style of drawing. – Artist: Although labeled as the work of Stothard, drawing lacks the skill and control one would expect to find in a Stothard drawing. The companion piece illustrating the comedies derives many of its...
    • [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...
    • Hamlet [a set of 121 original drawings] John Austen.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.
    • Drawings for an edition of Hamlet by William Shakespeare, published by Selwyn and Blount, London, 1922. Numbers 42-57 each have 5 small drawings mounted on one backing. Many drawings are signed "John Austen", some "J.A." Drawings vary widely in...
    • [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...
    • Measure for measure, act III, scene 2 JCT.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Measure for measure. Act III. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Lucio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Elbow, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title from pencil notes at bottom of Folger copy. In bottom left hand corner is a pencil notation, barely...

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