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    • A pretty time to come home / [George Cruikshank].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Artist attribution from provenance information. – History: According to the auction catalog from which this item was purchased, the work was published in 1827 as a separate print. 1827 was also the year in which Cruikshank published his...
    • Perdita kneeling to Hermione, Winter's tale, act V, sc. 3 / [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Winter's tale. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hermione, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Perdita, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • History: Sketch is similar to an engraving published in 'The picturesque beauties of Shakespeare, being a selection of scenes ... engraved under the direction of Charles Talylor. London : C. Taylor, [1783-1787]'. Engraving is lettered 'Hermione...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare's Falstaff plays] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items, with the exception of ART Vol. d98 no.12 and no.14, have been removed from their backings. ART Vol. d98 no.12 and 14 are labeled in the brown ink Roman capitals found on other backings for...
    • 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....
    • Titania and Bottom the weaver George Cruikshank.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Titania, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Bottom, depicted.; Titania (Fictitious character), depicted.;Bottom...
    • Title derived from penciled note beneath image. – History: The only item pertaining to Midsummer Night's Dream listed in the Reid Catalogue of Cruikshank's Work is a woodcut, no.3564, which was designed by Cruikshank and engraved by T. Wright. The...
    • 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 century,...
    • 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...
    • First sketches for Windsor Castle [George Cruikshank].

    • Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536, depicted.;Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Windsor Castle, depicted.;Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547, depicted.
    • History: The central sketch is a preliminary design for a plate to 'Windsor Castle' a short historical romance by W. Harrison Ainsworth which was published in serial in Ainsworth's Magazine, 1842-1843. The work was later published separately, in...
    • Hubert and Prince Arthur, King John act 4, scene 1 [Felix Darley].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King John. Act 4. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hubert de Burgh, depicted.;Burgh, Hubert de, d. 1243 – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Title derived from penciled notes beneath image. – History: Drawing is part of a series of designs done for the 'Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration' (published in 1884) which was made up of 30 illustrations to Shakespeare's plays. This...
    • [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...
    • Bottom the weaver George Cruikshank.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Bottom, depicted.; Bottom (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Title derived from penned note beneath image. – On the verso is a ms. letter which is dated Aug.9 1851 (or 1857, the top of the paper being cut off). – History: The only item pertaining to Midsummer Night's Dream listed in the Reid Catalogue of...
    • Titania and Bottom the weaver George Cruikshank.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Titania, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Bottom, depicted.; Titania (Fictitious character), depicted.;Bottom...
    • Title derived from penned note beneath image. – History: The only item pertaining to Midsummer Night's Dream listed in the Reid Catalogue of Cruikshank's Work is a woodcut, no.3564, which was designed by Cruikshank and engraved by T. Wright. The...
    • 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 – Cleopatra,...
    • 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. –...
    • [Henry VIII, act II, sc. 3] I. Stephanoff, 1824.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Bullen, depicted.;Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536 – In literature,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – An antechamber in the Queen's apartments, a portrait of Henry VIII on center of back wall. Anne Bullen is standing, center in a gold dress, looking to right towards the Lord Chamberlain. Seated to left is an older...
    • [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...

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