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Shakespeare, William, 1564–1616

Songs of Shakespeare / illustrated by the Etching Club.

London : Printed by Gad & Keningale, 1843.
Physical Description:
[10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 42 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 72
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Articles & Chapters
Engraved title page, text, and illustrations.
Etchings by Richard Ansdell, Samuel Palmer, James Clark Hook, Charles Stonhouse, John Bell, Charles West Cope, Frank Stone, Thomas Creswick, John Knight, Richard Redgrave, John Callcott Horsley, Frederick Tayler, Thomas Webster, and Henry James Townsend.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter red roan and gilt-stamped red cloth. Presentation label to the Royal Polytechnic Union mounted on verso of front cover.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1843.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1843.
Gad & Keningale -- Printer.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.
Etching Club (London, England)
Ansdell, Richard, 1815-1885, etcher.
Bell, John, 1811-1895, etcher.
Cope, Charles West, 1811-1890, etcher.
Creswick, Thomas, 1811-1869, etcher.
Horsley, John Callcott, 1817-1903, etcher.
Hook, James Clarke, 1819-1907, etcher.
Knight, John, etcher.
Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881, etcher.
Redgrave, Richard, 1804-1888, etcher.
Stone, Frank, 1800-1859, etcher.
Stonhouse, Charles, etcher.
Tayler, Frederick, 1802-1889, etcher.
Townsend, Henry James, 1810-1890, etcher.
Webster, Thomas, 1800-1886, etcher.

  • Ariel's song (Tempest)
  • Youth and age (The passionate pilgrim)
  • "Under the greenwood tree" (As you like it)
  • Drinking song (Othello)
  • The song of poor Barbara (Othello)
  • "My lady sweet, arise" (Cymbeline)
  • The forester's song (As you like it)
  • "Where the bee sucks" (Tempest)
  • Autolysus'song (Winter's tale)

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