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A ballad on food called ‘A Bill of Fare: For, A Saturday nights Supper, A Sunday morning Breakfast, and A Munday Dinner’...
Broadside ballad, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration
This 17th-century ballad called ‘The Praise of Nothing’ takes on the paradoxical task of making something out of nothing...
Broadside ballad, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
This humorous 17th-century broadside ballad portrays the Master Constable as a self-important busy-body. He is exposed a...
Print, Engraving, Illustration, Image
This is an image of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato (c.429 –347 BC), whose text The Symposium informs the themes of ...
Friendship album, Book, Quarto, Manuscript, Illustration, Image
These are illustrations from the friendship album of the student Gervasius Fabricius zu Klesheim of Salzburg, and others...
Manuscript, Book, Duodecimo, Commonplace book
This handwritten collection of poems and prose contains William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 2, as well as works by other Elizab...
This is the only known portrait of Richard Burbage (1568–1619), the leading actor in the Lord Chamberlain’s Company, and...
This manuscript is known as the Book of Sir Thomas Wyatt. Wyatt (1503–1542) was a diplomat, courtier and poet. In the ro...