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Creator George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title The First Appearance of William Shakespeare on the Stage of the Globe Theatre
Alternate Title(s) The First Appearance of William Shakespeare on the Stage of the Globe with Part of his Dramatic Company in 1564
Date 1864 to 1865
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 27 7/8 x 21 7/8 inches (70.8 x 55.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/
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Lettering
Dated in brown paint, lower right: "and this Drawing made by him in 1864 & 5"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1975.5.25
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667294
People Represented or Subject • Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Subject Terms anniversary | antlers | armor | bat (animal) | child | comedies | costume | cradle (child's bed) | crown (costume component) | curtains | fairies | king (person) | literary theme | mask | people | proscenium arch | rocks (landforms) | stage | theater | theater (discipline) | tragedies | Victorian
Place Represented England | London | United Kingdom
Publications

David Mayer, Documents of Performance, George Cruikshank, The First Appearance of William Shakespeare on the Stage of the Globe with Part of his Dramatic Company in 1564, Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, vol. 30, no 1, Summer, 2003, pp. 53-64, Plate 8, PN2580 N55 (SML , Also available online (Orbis)

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