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    • [Fitting out a hull] W. Hollar, fecit.

    • Ships – 17th century, depicted.;Boat & ship industry – 17th century, depicted.
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title from Pennington. – No.12 at lower right. From a series of 12 Dutch ships (Pennington nos. 1261-1272).
    • [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 character),...
    • 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. –...
    • Stephen Kemble as Sir John Falstaff

    • Kemble, Stephen, 1758-1822 – Performances, depicted.;Kemble, Stephen, 1758-1822, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious...
    • Artist: Items are grouped together due to similarity in execution and subject matter though they may have been done by different artists. The two separate items housed in the ART Box collection were purchased, erroneously, as the work of J.M.W....
    • [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, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • 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. –...
    • Petruchio throws the meat about the floor A. Rackham, 1899 & 1909.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 4. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Petruchio (Taming of the shrew), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Katherine, depicted.; Petruchio...
    • History: The drawing, originally executed in 1899, has been modified by the artist's hand for a later 1909 edition of Lamb's Tales. Changes can be seen in the clothing and the right leg of Petruchio and in the correction of the date where '99' has...
    • Lydia Kelly as Rosalind [in As you like it] [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Kelly, Lydia, b. 1795 – Performances, depicted.;Kelly, Lydia, b. 1795, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Rosalind, depicted.; Rosalind (Fictitious character :...
    • 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...
    • [The revelation of Sebastian as Julia, Two gentlemen of Verona, act 5, sc. 4] [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Two gentlemen of Verona. Act 5. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Julia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Silvia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Mallalieu in his 'Dictionary of British watercolourists' notes of Stothard, 'His colour is pretty and his drawing exact. The signature found on many of his drawings is a forgery.' Although these two watercolors...
    • [The pastry chef] A. Bose [sic] in. et fe.

    • Cooks – 17th century, depicted.;Bakeries – 17th century, depicted.;Baking – 17th century, depicted.;Food – 17th century, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – With four columns of French verse inscribed in plate beneath image. – From the series known as "Les Metiers." – Nicole Villa identifies this print as Le traiteur (the caterer). See Le XVIIe sieÌ€cle vu par Abraham...
    • [A scene from Love's labour's lost - act IV, sc. 3] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.; Cupid (Roman deity), depicted.
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Both items are labeled with the play title in pencil in the lower right corner of the backing to which they have been glued. The first item is initialed 'JMW. in pencil in the lower right corner of the...
    • [Ada Rehan's Bungalow on the Irish sea, three views]

    • Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916 – Homes and haunts, depicted.; Bungalows – England, depicted.; England – Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title of no. 53 on back of photo in ink on Folger copy, identifying people in the photo. – Titles in ink...
    • Mr. Grist as Othello [Victor Moblard].

    • Grist, Thomas, d. 1808 – Performances, depicted.;Grist, Thomas, d. 1808, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Othello, depicted.; Othello (Fictitious character),...
    • Artist: Item is attributed to Moblard due to its similarity to other works in the FSL collection signed by him. See other entries under Moblard and guide record for Augustus Toedteberg. No biographical information has yet come to light on Moblard....
    • [Elsie Leslie in the role of Katherine in Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew]

    • Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966 – Performances, depicted.;Leslie, Elsie, 1881-1966, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Katherina, depicted.; Katherina (Fictitious...
    • Personal data taken from: New York Times Sunday, September 15, 1907, Second Magazine Section, Page X5. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. –...


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