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Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836.

New readings of old authors : Shakespeare / designed and drawn on stone by the late Robert Seymour.

Additional Title(s):

Seymour's readings of Shakespeare

Readings of Shakespeare

London : Tilt and Bogue, 86, Fleet Street, [1841]
Physical Description:
[120] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2879 .S4 1841
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Humorous caricatures of British life with Shakespearean quotations.
Spine title: Seymour's readings of Shakespeare.
Lithographs by George Edward Madeley; after Robert Seymour.
Date of publication from NSTC.
Originally issued in parts and published between 1834-1836.
Lithographed throughout.
NSTC, 2S14690
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 174
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's brown cloth.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1841.
Satire, English.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Quotations.
Tilt and Bogue -- Publisher.
Wit and humor, Pictorial.
Madeley, George Edward, lithographer.

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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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