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Book, Duodecimo, Engraving, Illustration, Image, Manuscript annotation
The poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) regarded Measure for Measure as ‘the most painful’ or ‘...
This elaborate Jewish marriage-ring has a delicate pattern of twisted gold threads and bright enamel flowers. The ring f...
Cross-dressed casting of major tragic roles was not commercially viable because of the conservative nature of London aud...
Playbill, Advertisement, Ephemera
The American Ira Aldridge (1807–1867) was the first black actor to play a Shakespearean role in Britain. He was 17 when ...
Book, Folio, Playscript, Manuscript annotation
The Woman’s Prize, or The Tamer Tam’d was written by John Fletcher (1579–1625) as a radical sequel to William Shakespear...