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    • [A scene from All's well that ends well] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 1. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Countess of...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – History: Although Wright is noted as a prolific book illustrator cataloger unable to locate an engraving or illustration by him which resembles this design. – Items have the play title labeled in pencil...
    • [A scene from Cymbeline - act III, sc. 6] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline. Act 3. Scene 6, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Imogen, depicted.; Imogen (Fictitious character : Shakespeare), depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution is taken from the bookseller. – Item is glued to a backing which bears no label. It measures approximately 5 1/2 x 5 in. and is unsigned. – Provenance: Item was formerly part of ART Inventory...
    • [A scene from King Henry IV, pt. 2 or Merry wives] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act 2. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Drawing was sold by John Anderson Jr. as the work of J.M.W. Turner which it obviously is not. Edward Croft-Murray of the British Museum identified it as the work of Wright. The drawing is, however, dissimilar...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [An English stage showing Sir John Falstaff and Mrs. Quickly in the foreground]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Mistress Quickly, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious...
    • Two versions of the frontispiece to The wits, or, sport upon sport, Pt.1. – There is confusion as to which version is for the original 1662 edition.-- see J.J. Elson, ed., The wits (1932) and Greg, Bibl. of Eng. printed drama, III, pl. cxxiii....
    • [Antony and Cleopatra] act II, scene v / P. Avril.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra. Act II. Scene 5, depicted.
    • This engraving is attached to a page of the text, which is a specimen of the edition of the play to be offered. There is a smaller cut above page of text. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or...
    • [Booth as Hamlet] / K. Meadows ; Orrin Smith.

    • Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 – Performances, depicted.;Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Hamlet (Legendary character),...
    • Each photograph includes an engraving with the signatures K. Meadows and Orrin Smith, and autograph notes signed E. B. in which the actor records his recollections of the scenes. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may...
    • [Bottom and Titania, Romeo at the apothecary] Geo. Cruikshank, 1867.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Bottom, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Titania, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: The works have been entered under Cruikshank junior because, though they are signed Geo. Cruikshank, the painting is very amateurish and does not appear to be the work of the elder Cruikshank. Cruikshank the...
    • [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...
    • [Comedy of errors, act V, scene 1]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors. Act V. Scene 1, depicted.
    • Cf. Rowe's edition of Shakespeare, 1734, to which this print is an illustrative plate. – Act and scene division derived from Neilson-Hill edition of Shakespeare, 1942. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain...
    • [Comedy of errors, act V, scene 1]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors. Act V. Scene 1, depicted.
    • Cf. Rowe's editions of Shakespeare, 1714, to which this print is an illustrative plate. – Act and scene division derived from Neilson-Hill edition of Shakespeare, 1942. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain...
    • [Costume designs for the 1906 Viola Allen production of Cymbeline]

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Some drawings signed: Tom Heslewood. – Information about the production derived by comparison with photographs taken of the play. – Drawings on board, boards have all been trimmed to a roughly uniform size, in...

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