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  • Drawing of the monument to John Donne in St Paul’s...

    Manuscript, Drawing, Illustration, Image

    This striking pen-and-ink drawing shows the memorial statue of John Donne (1572–1631) in St Paul’s Cathedral. It depict...

  • Engraving of Plato

    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 ...

  • Poems by Shakespeare, Donne and others in I. A.'s...

    Manuscript, Book, Duodecimo, Commonplace book Created date: 17th century

    This handwritten collection of poems and prose contains William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 2, as well as works by other Elizab...

  • Shakespeare's Collected Poems, 1640

    Book, Octavo, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This controversial edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets and miscellaneous poems was published in 1640 by John Benson (d. 166...

  • The Book of Sir Thomas Wyatt

    Manuscript, Quarto Created date: 1635–53

    This manuscript is known as the Book of Sir Thomas Wyatt. Wyatt (1503–1542) was a diplomat, courtier and poet. In the ro...

  • Works by John Donne and Ben Jonson in the Newcastl...

    Manuscript, Drawing, Illustration, Image Created date: 17th century

    This handwritten volume, known as the Newcastle Manuscript, is an anthology of verse and prose made for Sir William Cave...