British museum Shakespeare exhibition, 1923. Guide to the mss. [and] printed books exhibited in celebration of the tercentenary of the first folio Shakespeare. With eight plates. by British Museum

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Bibliography

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Descriptions of the printed books are by A.W. Pollard and H. Sellers, except the music books which have been described by W.C. Smith. Descriptions of the manuscripts are by A.J. Collins under the supervision of J.P. Gibson. cf. Introd., signed: Alfred W. Pollard.

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ContributionsPollard, Alfred W. 1859-1944., British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books., British Museum. Dept. of Manuscripts.
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Pagination77 p. 8 facsim. (1 fold.)
Number of Pages77
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Open LibraryOL14789519M

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who helped curate the British Museum's Shakespeare exhibition last year. Professor Pollard, as Keeper of Printed Books, is als3 largely responsible for the excellent Shakespeare Exhibition arranged in the King's Library at the British Museum, the Trustees of which issue a valuable Guide to the MSS.

and Printed Books Exhibited (1.s. net), with full bibliographical descriptions and eight plates and an introduction. British Museum: British Museum Shakespeare exhibition, Guide to the mss. & printed books exhibited in celebration of the tercentenary of the first folio Shakespeare. With eight plates.

([London] Printed by order of the trustees, ), also by Alfred W. Pollard, British Museum. Dept. of Manuscripts, and British Museum. The book is open at the page in Julius Caesar signed by Nelson Mandela.

Nobody who sees this exhibition should be left in any doubt as to the persistent importance of Shakespeare, either for our understanding of London during his lifetime or as an ambassador for England in a year when the world is looking our way.

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The exhibition opens at the British Museum in London on Thursday, 19 July. This will be an iconic, unmissable literary and artistic exhibition from the British Museum with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Stonyhurst is lending its First Folio, a rare copy of the very first edition of Shakespeare’s plays, printed in Explore the works of Shakespeare and Renaissance writers in relation to the social, political and cultural context in which they were written, and investigate the ways in which these works have been interpreted over the last four centuries.

Focussing on Act 1, Scene 2 of The Tempest, John Gordon. British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books: British Museum Shakespeare exhibition, Guide to the mss. & printed books exhibited in celebration of the tercentenary of the first folio Shakespeare.

With eight plates. ([London] Printed by order of the trustees, ), also by British Museum, Alfred W. Pollard, and British Museum. Dept. Shakespeare: staging the world is on at the British Museum from 19 July to 25 November Find out more about the exhibition and book your tickets here: h.

Celebrate the importance and cultural diversity of the Arctic at this special online Late, featuring storytellers, musicians, poets and more. British Museum, London by Antonino Caleca Shakespeare's restless world by Neil MacGregor (Book) 16 editions published Catalog of an exhibition held at the British Museum, London, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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A new exhibition considers the Bard’s life and legacy Shakespeare at the British Museum The first item visitors see upon entering is a copy of the First Folio of Shakespeare’s. The 18th-century copy of al-‘Irāqī’s Book of the Seven Climes was on display in the British Museum’s exhibition Egypt: faith after the pharaohs and was on loan from the British Library.

Egypt: faith after the pharaohs at the British Museum closed on 7 February, It was generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

The exhibition was reviewed in the Times newspaper, which remarked that ‘While the British Museum could make a more elaborate display of rarities, printed and in manuscript, it may be doubted that it could form one which would appeal so strongly to the general public’ (2).

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Part of the World Shakespeare Festival which is part of London Festival. Sima was commissioned by the British Museum to design a jewellery collection in support of this major exhibition, and the range can now be seen at the Grenville shop.

As part of the exhibition, the British Museum will also display a rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio, published seven years after his death in. Shakespeare: Staging the World, British Museum, London. The Bard's glorious, grisly, world springs to life.

Verily, it's a triumph. "Published to complement an exhibition on the same theme held at the British Museum, the book goes beyond its apparent purpose. The text by Bate and Thornton weaves Shakespeare's plays into his lived reality seamlessly, with the pictures aiding the task.

Reviews:   An extremely interesting and well thought out book representing the exhibition at British Museum. I attended the exhibition and was pleased that Amazon were able to sell the book at such a reasonable price.

If you didn't go to the exhibition this book is the next best thing:) Read s: Find beautiful illustrated books and exhibition catalogues exploring our history. Shadows of War: Roger Fenton's Photographs of the Crimea, The Royal Collection.

Shakespeare: Staging the World. British Museum. From £ The War on Paper: 20 Documents that Defined the Second World War. Imperial War Museum. Regular price £ A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts, in the British Museum.

5 vols. (London: British Museum, ). Harry Farr, “Notes on Shakespeare’s Printers and Publishers with Special Reference to the Poems and Hamlet.” The Library, 4th series, (March ): – W.Y.

Fletcher, “John Bagford and His Collections.”. An exhibition explores Shakespeare's London. Thu, Richard III Courtesy of the British Museum It is a book of the complete works of Shakespeare that was one of the few volumes. preliminary pages of the first folio; with droeshout engraved portrait in early state, from title- page of copy recently acquired by the british museum.

29 To the Reader. English: Collections of the British Museum by room number (sometimes referred to as gallery number). These categories apply to the normal location of permanent collections and should not be changed on the basis of temporary maintenance or being on temporary loan. Books can have hidden histories told through bookplates, inscriptions but also in the attempt to erase the traces of previous owners.

This Schlegel and Tieck translation published between and is widely regarded as one of the best German translations of Shakespeare and became a standard text.

From to he was on the Board of the Royal Shakespeare Company, for whom he edited, jointly with Eric Rasmussen, The RSC Shakespeare: Complete Works (Macmillan UK, Random House Modern Library USA,paperback ), which won the Falstaff Award for best Shakespeare book of and a British Book Design Award.

It remains the market. Ap – From 19 April to 28 October the British Museum shows the display “Crowns and Ducats: Shakespeare’s money and medals” in Room 69a exploring the role of coins and money in Shakespeare’s works, as well as illustrating how money and medals marked the major events of the late Elizabethan and Jacobean world.

The book’s value increased steadily throughout the 19th century, and Daniel made a small profit when he sold it to the British Museum. It became a part of the British Library's collections in under the British Library Act.

The other known copy is owned by a private collector. It’s time the trustees of the British Museum, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Opera House faced up to this.

Page Content. As you approach Shakespeare's Globe Theatre it is awe-inspiring to see the old and the new sitting together in perfect harmony - the Globe theatre is a replica of the theatre that first staged Shakespeare's plays years ago that sits on the same stretch of the Southbank as the Tate Modern (modern art museum).

Free exhibitions and displays The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: artists’ postcards from to now. Until 4 August Prints and Drawings, Room South Atlantic Souvenirs (–95). Detail from Crime Wave. Postcard, Gifted to the British Museum. Several experts at the British Museum - Frederic Madden (), keeper of manuscripts; N.E.S.A.

Hamilton (d. ), Madden’s assistant; and Nevil Maskelyne (), keeper of minerals - performed a thorough analysis of the Perkins Folio and concluded that the annotations were actually nineteenth-century forgeries written in imitation. It will be displayed in the British Museum's "Shakespeare: Staging the World" exhibition, which opens next month as part of the World Shakespeare Festival, under.

The British Museum Reading Room, situated in the centre of the Great Court of the British Museum, used to be the main reading room of the Britishthis function moved to the new British Library building at St Pancras, London, but the Reading Room remains in its original form at the British Museum.

Designed by Sydney Smirke and opened inthe Reading Room was in continual. And of course there are the Anthropophagi (wherever they're from). To map this world is something only the British Museum, that most capacious cabinet of curiosities, could the curators have taken Jacques at his word: Staging the World suggests a sort of seven stages of Shakespeare.

Dozens of activists have coated themselves in plaster and are trying to occupy the British Museum overnight in a bid to pressure the institution to cut ties with oil corporation BP.

About   Protest against Arctic drilling held at the opening of a British Museum exhibition (all photos by Kristian Buus) was founded in in response to BP’s backing of the Royal Shakespeare.Most recently, Dr. Thornton curated the British Museum exhibition for the Cultural Olympiad and World Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare: staging the world, which was mounted in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Dr.

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