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  • 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 ...

  • Manuscript of songs from The Tempest, c. 1650–67

    Manuscript, Musical score Created date: c. 1650–67

    The lyrics for Ariel’s songs ‘Full fathom five’ and ‘Where the bee sucks’ were set to music by composer and lutenist Rob...

  • Micrographia by Robert Hooke, 1665

    Book, Folio, Illustration, Image

    Robert Hooke (1635–1703) was not only a scientist, he was a mapmaking pioneer, architect, astronomer, biologist and inge...

  • 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...

  • 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...