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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.

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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:ix	The 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:vii	The Seven Ages, First Age
		Engraver: P.W.Tomkins, 180l.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

	IV:v	The 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:ii	The Road by Gadshill
		Engraver: Samuel Middiman, 1797.

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

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

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

	III:ii	Court 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:iv	The Palace at Westminster: King Henry & The Prince of
		Wales
		Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

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

KING HENRY V
	II:ii	Southampton
		Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

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

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

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

	II:iv	The Temple Garden
		Engraver: John Ogborne, 1795.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

	IV:ii	The Abbey of Leicester
		Engraver: Robert Thew, 1798.

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

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

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

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

	V:iii	Camp Near Dover
 		Engraver: F. Legat, 1792.

KING RICHARD II
	IV:i	King 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:i	Prince of Wales, Duke of York, His Brother, etc.
		Engraver: Robert Thew, 1791.

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

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

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

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

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

	IV:i	Macbeth, Consulting the Witches
            	Engraver: Robert Thew, 1802.

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

	V:v	Windsor Park
		Engraver: J. Taylor, 1795.

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

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

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

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

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

OTHELLO
	II:i	A Platform

		A Bedchamber. Othello & Desdemona in Bed, Asleep

		A Bedchamber

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

	III:iii	Antigonius
		Engraver: S. Middiman, 1794.

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

	V:iii	Paulina'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.