Scenes from Shakespeare's Plays

Facsimile engravings, 1790-1804
VC 11
4 boxes

About the Collection

Facsimilies of engravings done by various artists of scenes taken from Shakespeare's Plays. Thirty-three plays are represented. The prints are mounted on mat board with text pasted at the bottom of each describing what characters and circumstances in each scene are being portrayed. The year after the engraver's name is the date the original engraving was made.

Folder Listing

BOX 1
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
V:iii King, Countess, Lafeu, Bertrand, Diana, Widow, Lords,
Attendants,& Guards
        Engraver: G.S & F.G. Facius, 1794.

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
III:ixThe Royal Palace in Alexandria
        Engraver: G.S & F.G Facius, 1795.

AS YOU LIKE IT
I:ii  Before the Duke's Palace, Orlando, Rosalind,
      & Celia
Engraver: William Leney, 1800.

II:i  Scene in the Forest of Arden,
Jaques Moralizing on the Wounded Stag
                Engraver: Samuel Middiman, 1791.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, First Age
Engraver: P.W.Tomkins, 180l.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, Second Age
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1801.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, Third Age
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1801.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, Fourth Age
Engraver: John Ogborn, 1801.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, Fifth Age
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1801.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, Sixth Age
Engraver: William Leney, 1801.

II:viiThe Seven Ages, Seventh Age
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1801.

IV:iiiForest of Arden, Orlando Rescuing his Brother Oliver
Engraver: W.C. Wilson, 1798.

V:ivForest of Arden, Rosalind Discovering Herself to
Orlando
Engraver: Peter Simon, 1791.

COMEDY OF ERRORS
V:iDuke, Aegeon, Lady Abbess, etc.
Engraver: C.G. Playter, 1800.

CORIOLANUS
V:iiiCoriolanus, Aufidius, Virgilia, Volumnia, Young Marcius,
Valeria, and Attendants
Engraver: J. Caldwell, 1803.

CYMBELINE
I:iiImogen, Posthumus, Cymberline Queen, etc.
Engraver: Thomas Burke, 1795.

III:ivA Forest Near Milford-Haven
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1801.

III:viA Forest - Cave of Belarius
Engraver: T. Gaugain, 1803.

HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK
I:ivA Platform Before the Castle of Elsinore
           Engraver: Robert Thew, 1796.

IV:vThe Royal Palace at Elsinore
Engraver: Francis Legat, 1802.

JULIUS CAESAR, IV:iii
Brutus' Tent in the Camp Near Sordis
Engraver: Edward Scriven, 1802.

BOX 2
KING HENRY IV
II:iiThe Road by Gadshill
Engraver: Samuel Middiman, 1797.

II:ivLondon. A room in the Boar's Head Tavern, Eastcheap
Engraver: William Leney, 1795.

II:ivPrince Henry, Falstaff, Poins, Peto, Bardolph, & Hostess
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1796.

Bangor. A Room in the Archdeacon's House
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1795.

III:iiCourt Before Justice: Shallow's House in Gloucestershire
Engraver: Thomas Ryder, 1798.

IV:iv The Palace at Westminster: King Henry, asleep, Prince of
Wales
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1795.

IV:ivThe Palace at Westminster: King Henry & The Prince of
Wales
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

V:ivBattle Field near Shrewsbury: Prince Henry, Hotspur, & Falstaff
Engraver: Thomas Ryder, 1796.

KING HENRY V
II:iiSouthampton
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

KING HENRY VI
I:iiiA Field of Battle Betwixt Sandal Castle & Wakefield
         Engraver: G.C.Clayter, 1796; finished by Thomas Ryder.

I:ivDuchess of Gloster, Hume, Margery Jourdain, Southwell,
& Bolingbroke
 Engraver: C.G. Playter, 1796; finished by Robert Thew.

II:iiiThe Countess of Auvergne's Castle
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1796.

II:ivThe Temple Garden
Engraver: John Ogborne, 1795.

II:vA Room in the Tower
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1793.

II:vA Battlefield Between Towton and Saxton, in Yorkshire
Engraver: John Ogborne, 1794.

III:iiiLondon. Cardinal Beaufort's Bed-Chamber
Engraver: Caroline Watson, 1792.

IV:vKing Edward & Huntsman, Gloster, Hastings, & others
in the Distance
Engravers: J.B. Mitchell & William Leney, 1797.

V:viiThe Royal Palace in London
Engraver: J.B. Mitchell, 1795.

KING HENRY VIII
I:ivCardinal Wolsey, King Henry, Anne Bullen, Lords and Ladies
Engraver: Isaac Taylor, 1798.

III:iA Room in the Queen's Apartment
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1796.

IV:iiThe Abbey of Leicester
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

V:ivThe Christening of the Princess Elizabeth
Engraver: J. Colyer, 1803?

BOX 3
KING JOHN
IV:iArthur, Hubert, & Attendants
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

KING LEAR
I:iLear, Duke of Cornwall and Albany, etc.
Engraver: Rd. Earlom, 1792

III:ivPart of a Heath with a Hovel
Engraver: Wm. Sharpe, 1793.

V:iiiCamp Near Dover
 Engraver: F. Legat, 1792.

KING RICHARD II
IV:iKing Richard Surrendering His Crown
Engraver: B. Smith, 1801.

V:ii Entrance of King Richard & Bolingbroke into London
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1801.

KING RICHARD III
III:iPrince of Wales, Duke of York, His Brother, etc.
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1791.

IV:iiiThe Burial of the Princes
Engraver: Francis Legat, 1790.

IV:iiiThe Murder of the Princes in the Tower
          Engraver: Wm. Skelton, 1795.

LOVE'S LABOUR LOST
IV:iA Pavilion in the Park, Near the Palace
Engraver: Thomas Ryder, 1793.

MACBETH
I:iiiMacBeth, Banquo, & Witches
Engraver: James Parker, 1800.

I:vMacbeth's Castle: Lady Macbeth
Engraver: James Caldwell, 1793.

IV:iMacbeth, Consulting the Witches
            Engraver: Robert Thew, 1802.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE
II:iAngelo, Escalus, Elbon, Clown, Froth, Officers, etc.
                Engravers: Thos. Ryder & C. G. Playter, 1798.

V:iDuke in a Friar's Habit, Angelo, Escalus, Isabella,
Mariana, Lucio, Provost, Peter, & Varrus
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1796.


MERCHANT OF VENICE
II:vShylock, Jessica,& Launcelot
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1795.

V:iA Grove & Lawn Before Portia's House
Engraver: J. Browne, 1795.

MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
I:iSlendor's Courtship, Anne Page, Slender & Simple
Engraver: J.P. Simon, 1793.

II:iMrs. Page & Mrs. Ford
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1793.

III:iiiSir John Falstaff, Mrs. Page,& Mrs. Ford
Engraver: J. P. Simon, 1793.

IV:iiA Room in Ford's House
Engraver: Thomas Ryder, 1801.

V:vWindsor Park
Engraver: J. Taylor, 1795.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
IV:iOberon, Titania, Bottom, & Fairies
Engravers:  Thomas Ryder & Thomas Ryder, Jr., 1796.

IV:iTitania, Bottom, & Fairies
Engraver: J. P. Simon, 1803.

BOX 4
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
III:iHero, Ursula, and Beatrice
Engraver: Peter Simon, 1790.

IV:iDon Pedro, Don John, Leonato,Frair, Claudio, Benedick,
Hero, Beatrice, etc
Engraver: Peter Simon, 1790.

IV:iiDogberry, Verges, & Sexton, in Gowns: and the Watch
with Borachio and Conrade
Engraver: John Ogborne, 1791.

OTHELLO
II:iA Platform

A Bedchamber. Othello & Desdemona in Bed, Asleep

A Bedchamber

ROMEO AND JULIET
I:vA Hall in Capulet's Palace
Engravers: G.S. & F. G. Facius, 1792.

IV:vA Chamber in Capulet's Palace
Engravers: G.S. & F. G. Facius, 1791.

V:iiiA Monument Belonging to the Capulets
Engraver: C. P. Simon, 1792.


THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Scene 2, Introduction,
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1794.

III:iiPetruchio, Katharina, Bianca, Baptista, Hortensio,
Grumio, and Train
Engraver: J. P. Simon, 1795.

THE TEMPEST
I:iThe Enchanted Island. The King's Ship
Engraver: Benjamin Smith. 1797.

I:iiThe Enchanted Island. Before Prospero's Cell
Engraver: C. P. Simon, 1797.

IV:iThe Enchanted Island: Prospero, Ferdinand, & Miranda
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1800.

V:iThe Enchanted Island: Prospero's Cell
Engraver: Caroline Watson, 1795.

TIMON OF ATHENS
IV:iiiA Wood, Before Timon's Cave: Timon, Alcibiades, Phrynia,
and Timandra
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1799.

TITUS ANDRONICUS
IV:iRome - Titus' House
Engraver: Thomas Kirk, 1793.


TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
II:iiCassandra Raving
Engraver: Francis Legat, 1795.

V:ii The Grecian Camp. Calchas' Tent
Engraver: L. Schiavonetti, 1795.

TWELFTH NIGHT; OR WHAT YOU WILL
 III:ivOliver's House
Engraver: Thomas Ryder, 1797.

V:iA Street Before Oliver's House
Engraver: F. Barotolozzi, 1797.

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
V:iiiValentine, Proteus, Silvia, and Julia
Engraver:  L. Schiavonetti, 1792.

THE WINTER'S TALE
II:iiiKing, Antigonius, Infant,Lords, and Attendants
Engraver: J. P. Simon, 1793.

III:iiiAntigonius
Engraver: S. Middiman, 1794.

IV:iiiFlorizel, Perdita, Shepherd, Clown, etc.
Engraver: Jas. Fittler, 1792.

V:iiiPaulina's House
Engraver: Robert Thew, 1793.

MISCELLANEOUS
THE ALTO RELIEVO
In the Front of the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall-Mall
Engraver: Benjamin Smith, 1796.

THE INFANT SHAKSPEARE
Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy
Engraver: Benjamin Smith, 1803.

KING GEORGE III
Engraver: Benjamin Smith, 1804.

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, CONSORT OF GEORGE III
Engraver: Thomas Ryder, 1804.