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Mr. Garrick in Hamlet / B. Wilson pinxt ; J. McArdell fecit.

Mr. Garrick in Hamlet / B. Wilson pinxt ; J. McArdell fecit.

David Garrick in Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 4, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, with hands raised. Smith, 78 LeBlanc, 49 Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

Modern characters from Shakespeare. Macbeth

Modern characters from Shakespeare. Macbeth

Man on stage, playing Macbeth, full-length, standing, facing left, holding dagger. No. 1. Forms part of : British Cartoon prints Collection (Library of Congress).

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / painted by H. Fuseli ; engrved by J.R. Smith].

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / pa...

Lady MacBeth walking in her sleep, full-length view, carrying candle; a man and a woman observe from a bench on the right in the background.

Shakespeare--Hamlet--Prince of Denmark / painted by H. Fuseli R.A. ; engraved by R. Thew.

Shakespeare--Hamlet--Prince of Denmark / painted by H. Fuseli R.A. ; e...

Act 1, scene 4, from Shakespeare's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, showing Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus, and the Ghost, on platform before the Palace of Elsinor.

Shakspeare - Tempest, act 1, scene 1 / painted by G. Romney ; engraved by B[enjamin?] Smith.

Shakspeare - Tempest, act 1, scene 1 / painted by G. Romney ; engraved...

Print showing the storm and shipwreck at the beginning of Shakespeare's play "Tempest" ; Prospero and Miranda are standing on the right on the island where the shipwrecked sailors wash ashore. Title from item.

Merchant of Venice, Act 4, Sc. 4 / H. Fuseli, del. ; I. Neagle, sct.

Merchant of Venice, Act 4, Sc. 4 / H. Fuseli, del. ; I. Neagle, sct.

Scene from William Shakespeare play, with Bass saying, "Why dost thou whet they knife ...?" and Shylock saying, "To cut the forfeiture from that bankrupt thee."

A parody on Macbeth's soliloquy at Covent Garden Theatre

A parody on Macbeth's soliloquy at Covent Garden Theatre

Kemble as Macbeth, in Highland dress, declaims before the footlights; holding out a coin in his left hand, he staggers back, left leg forward. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Con... more

William Shakespear - from the original picture by Cornelius Jansen / engraved by Chas. Turner, Mezzotinto Engraver in ordinary to His Majesty.

William Shakespear - from the original picture by Cornelius Jansen / e...

Print shows William Shakespeare, bust portrait with lace collar, facing front. Title from item. In upper left corner: Æ 46 1610.

The rival Richards or Sheakspear [sic] in danger

The rival Richards or Sheakspear [sic] in danger

Political cartoon showing Edmund Kean and Charles Mayne Young, both dressed as Richard III, struggling for Shakespeare, who stands between them. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Mr. Kean in Richard the Third Act IV Scene 4 / / painted by J.J. Halls ; engraved by C. Turner.

Mr. Kean in Richard the Third Act IV Scene 4 / / painted by J.J. Halls...

Edmund Kean, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, as Richard III.

Tameing [i.e. taming] a shrew. Or Petruchio's patent family bedstead, gags & thumscrews / Williams fecit.

Tameing [i.e. taming] a shrew. Or Petruchio's patent family bedstead, ...

Cartoon showing woman restrained in a bed fashioned like a pillory. Her husband sits up in bed beside her, holding a whip and gag.

William Shakespeare / engraved by B. Holl from the print by Houbraken.

William Shakespeare / engraved by B. Holl from the print by Houbraken.

William Shakespeare, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

[William Shakespeare monument, Central Park, New York City. Rendering] / R. M. Hunt architect, J. Q. A. Ward sculptor.

[William Shakespeare monument, Central Park, New York City. Rendering]...

Original architectural drawing showing Hunt's unrealized design for the pedestal of Ward's sculpture. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; ... more

Juliet, fine cut, chewing tobacco - James Moran & Co., St. Louis / Averell & Peckett, lith., N. Y.

Juliet, fine cut, chewing tobacco - James Moran & Co., St. Louis / Ave...

Tobacco package label showing balcony scene between Romeo and Juliet. C6216D U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by James Moran & Co.

[William Shakespeare monument, Central Park, New York City]

[William Shakespeare monument, Central Park, New York City]

Photograph from the archives of Richard Morris Hunt, showing J. Q. A. Ward's statue of Shakespeare, with pedestal by Jacob Wrey Mould. Hunt's unrealized design for the pedestal is also in the archives. Title d... more

Shakspeare. From the statue by J.Q.A. Ward

Shakspeare. From the statue by J.Q.A. Ward

Full-length statue, facing left. 14241H(?) U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by D. Appleton.

Robson & Crane in Shakespeare's "Comedy of errors"

Robson & Crane in Shakespeare's "Comedy of errors"

K12486 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Robson & Crane as the knaves of Shakespeare

Robson & Crane as the knaves of Shakespeare

K682 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The two Dromios, "Comedy of errors." Created by "Forbes Co., Boston; copyrighted 1879 by the Forbes Lith. Mfg. Co." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

William Shakespeare, 1564-1616

William Shakespeare, 1564-1616

Head and shoulders, facing left. Photograving by the Typographic Etching Co. After engraving by Maerten Droeshout. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; BI; Shelf.

Bottom's dream

Bottom's dream

Illustration shows Puck's stereotypical Irishman labeled "Democracy" in the role of "Bottom" from Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream", with Puck holding the head of an ass above him. He is holding a paper t... more

[Lillie Langtry as Cleopatra, full-length portrait, lying on sofa and looking in mirror]

[Lillie Langtry as Cleopatra, full-length portrait, lying on sofa and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Original cabinet photograph missing from file.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Negro man standing by brick wall and facing Negro woman, who is leaning through hole in the wall. Stereo copyrighted by Alfred S. Campbell. No. 651. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Capti... more

Julia Arthur in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Julia Arthur in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co., Cincinnati - New York." N.Y. no. 8690. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The grammar school and guild chapel, Stratford

The grammar school and guild chapel, Stratford

School which William Shakespeare attended. Copyright by A.W. Elson & Co., Boston.

E.H. Sothern and Virginia Harned, special production of Hamlet

E.H. Sothern and Virginia Harned, special production of Hamlet

Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Lith Co., Cin'ti & N.Y." Management, Daniel Frohman. N.Y. no. 8846. Upper left corner missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

An all-star cast presenting Shakepeare's sublime tragedy, Romeo & Juliet

An all-star cast presenting Shakepeare's sublime tragedy, Romeo & Juli...

"Kyrle Bellew as Romeo, Miss Eleanor Robson as Juliet ...." Created and "copyright 1903 by The Strobridge Litho Co., Cincinnati & New York." Liebler & Co., managers. N.Y. no. 10342. Forms part of: Theatrical po... more

"Let me sit heavy on thy soul tomorrow!" Richard III / Keppler.

"Let me sit heavy on thy soul tomorrow!" Richard III / Keppler.

Illustration shows William Randolph Hearst as Shakespeare's Richard III in a dream-state when various ghosts appear before him; his armor hangs on a nearby wall in preparation for battle, to which the ghost of ... more

William Shakespeare, 1564-1616

William Shakespeare, 1564-1616

Half length portrait, facing slightly right. Halftone copyrighted by Eugene A. Perry. The Perry Pictures, no. 73, Boston edition. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Tedlet's soliloquy / Keppler.

Tedlet's soliloquy / Keppler.

Illustration shows Theodore Roosevelt, as Hamlet, sitting in a chair, holding a paper labeled "My Private Opinion". Title from item. Caption: "Thus the tariff does make cowards of us all" Hamlet, Act III, Scen... more

Stratford on Avon.

Stratford on Avon.

Bird's-eye view showing Shakespearean landmarks and other points of interest. Xerographic copy. Includes index to points of interest, ill. of Shakespeare, extensive ill. of literary and related landmarks, and c... more

The taming of the shrew

The taming of the shrew

"Two suitors have come to the home of the popular Bianca to court her. But her bad-tempered sister Katharina interrupts, deals with the men roughly and chases them out. Later she also assaults her music teacher... more

The fall of Wolsey
Hamlet on friendship
Lo, here the gentle lark

Lo, here the gentle lark

Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra

Hamlet's soliloquy
The duke's speech
Benedick's idea of a wife
Strike upon the bell
Shylock's rebuke
"After you, Teddy!" / Kep.

"After you, Teddy!" / Kep.

Illustration shows Theodore Roosevelt on his way to the "Hall of Fame" is passing between two rows of kings, emperors, military leaders, statesmen, and others, including on the left, possibly Ramses I, King of ... more

Blow, blow thou winter wind

Blow, blow thou winter wind

Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and woodwinds

Sigh no more, ladies

Sigh no more, ladies

Male vocal solo, with harp

What shall he have who killed the deer

What shall he have who killed the deer

Male vocal quartet, with brass sextet

Under the greenwood tree

Under the greenwood tree

Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and woodwinds

Where the bee sucks

Where the bee sucks

Male vocal solo, with harp, cello, and bells

Who is Sylvia?

Who is Sylvia?

Male vocal solo, with harp

O mistress mine

O mistress mine

Male vocal solo, with harp and cello

When that I was a little tiny boy

When that I was a little tiny boy

Male vocal trio, unaccompanied

Come unto these yellow sands

Come unto these yellow sands

Male vocal trio, with harp and cello ; Male vocal solo, with harp and cello

You spotted snakes

You spotted snakes

Female vocal chorus, with orchestra

The airs sung by Ophelia

The airs sung by Ophelia

Female vocal solo, with harp

When daisies pied and violets blue

When daisies pied and violets blue

Female vocal solo, with orchestra

She never told her love

She never told her love

Female vocal solo, with harp and orchestra

Seven ages of man

Seven ages of man

Coupling date: 6/6/1919. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: recitation; title (a) Seven Ages of Man, (b) Hamlet's Advice to the Players. With (reverse side): Shylock's justification of the Jew / Harry Humphrey.

Photograph of Tamara Karsavina and Serge Lifar in Romeo and Juliet, London, 1926, no photographer

Photograph of Tamara Karsavina and Serge Lifar in Romeo and Juliet, Lo...

Music by Lambert, choreography by Nijinska (General)

As You Like It

As You Like It

Blackstone Theatre (venue)

As You Like It

As You Like It

Blackstone Theatre (venue)

Macbeth 4

Macbeth 4

Text on Poster: Shakespeare’s Macbeth Federal Theatre Presents Poster Div. federal Theatre NYC (Content)

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Curtus High School (venue)

Corianolus

Corianolus

Text on Poster: Works Progress Administration Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn L.I. N.Y. Telephone Roslyn 1058 New York State Federal theatre Project Presenting an Autumn Festival of Plays Directed by... more

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Scanned one of two

Macbeth

Macbeth

Text on Poster: The W.P.A. Federal Theatre Negro Unit Macbeth By William Shakespeare Keith’s Theatre Indianapolis 5 Nights and Saturday matinee Com. Tues., Aug. 25 (Content)

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Text on Poster: Works Progress Administration Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn L.I. N.Y. Telephone Roslyn 1058 New York State Federal theatre Project Presenting an Autumn Festival of Plays Staged by C... more

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

The Federal Theatre WPA presents The New York State Federal Theatre Project in A Repertory of Five Plays Staged by Charles Hopkins Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" Shaw's "Pygmalion" O'Neill's "Diff'rent" ... more

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Text on Poster: Works Progress Administration Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn L.I. N.Y. Telephone Roslyn 1058 New York State Federal Theatre Project Presents an Autumn Festival of Plays Staged by Char... more

Macbeth 3

Macbeth 3

Text on Poster: Shakespeare’s Macbeth Federal Theatre Presents Poster Div. federal Theatre NYC (Content)

Macbeth

Macbeth

WPA Federal Theatre Negro Unit Macbeth by William Shakespear Majestic Theatre Fulton St and Rockwell Pl, Brooklyn Two weeks… commencing tunesday, oct 6 (Content)

Streamlined Shakespeare - winter's tale and midsummer night's dream Cut versions : Federal Theatre Playhouse, Tulane & Miro.

Streamlined Shakespeare - winter's tale and midsummer night's dream Cu...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of streamlined versions Shakespeare's plays, "A Winter's Tale" and "Midsummer Night's Dream" at the WPA Federal Theatre Playhouse, Tulane & Miro Streets, Los Ange... more

Diff'rent

Diff'rent

Text on Poster: Works Progress Administration Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn L.I. N.Y. Telephone Roslyn 1058 New York State Federal Theatre Project Presents a Repertory of Plays Staged by Charles Hopk... more

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Text on Poster: Works Progress Administration Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn L.I. N.Y. Telephone Roslyn 1058 New York State Federal Theatre Project Presents an Autumn Festival of Plays Staged by Char... more

Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Streamlined Shakespear Winter's Tale and Midsummer Night's Dream cut versions Oct. 26 to 31 Federal Theatre Playhouse WPA Tulane and Miro (Content)

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

Text on Poster: Works Progress Administration Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn L.I. N.Y. Telephone Roslyn 1058 New York State Federal Theatre Project Presents an Autumn Festival of Plays Directed by Ch... more

Macbeth 2

Macbeth 2

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Shakespeare’s Macbeth Staged by Eliot Duvey Copley Theatre Five Nights Weekly Opening Jan. 31 Tuesday to Saturday 8:30 Mat. Saturday at 2:30 (Content)

As You Like It

As You Like It

Text on Poster: Blackstone Theatre E. 7th St. at Michigan Beginning June 8th. Shakespeare’s “As You like It” Staged by Russell Spindler Nitely (Exc. Mon.) Mat. Sat. Federal Theatre W.P.A. (Content)

Macbeth 4

Macbeth 4

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Shakespeare’s Macbeth Staged by Eliot Duvey Copley Theatre Five Nights Weekly Opening Jan. 31 Tuesday to Saturday 8:30 Mat. Saturday at 2:30 (Content)

Macbeth 3

Macbeth 3

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Shakespeare’s Macbeth Staged by Eliot Duvey Copley Theatre Five Nights Weekly Opening Jan. 31 Tuesday to Saturday 8:30 Mat. Saturday at 2:30 (Content)

Macbeth 1

Macbeth 1

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Shakespeare’s Macbeth Staged by Eliot Duvey Copley Theatre Five Nights Weekly Opening Jan. 31 Tuesday to Saturday 8:30 Mat. Saturday at 2:30 (Content)

Macbeth

Macbeth

Federal theatre Shakespeare's Macbeth staged by Eliot Duvey Copley Theatre opening Tues Eve G Jan 31 5 Nights Tue to Sat at 8:30 Matinee Sat at 2:30 (Content)

[Main Reading Room. Portrait statue of Shakespeare along the balustrade. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Main Reading Room. Portrait statue of Shakespeare along the balustrad...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

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